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MSc Medical Imaging Science at The University of Manchester
MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science
Learn about the principles of medical imaging and its important role in clinical diagnosis, monitoring and therapy.

MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip
Duration
MSc: 1 yr FT, 2 yr PT; PGDip: 9 months FT, 2yr PT
Entry requirements
This course is open to applicants with a biomedical science, physical science or engineering background. We require a minimum Upper Second honours degree or overseas equivalent from a recognised institution, or a relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent).

Candidates from a physical science or engineering background with a Lower Second honours degree or equivalent may be accepted subject to interview.

Intercalating Year 3 or 4 medical students at The University of Manchester or other UK medical schools should normally have passed all course units at first attempt in the two years prior to intercalation.

All applicants should also have passed mathematics or physics at least to a standard equivalent to English GCE A-level at grade B. 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N
PGDip Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Discover the key clinical applications of medical imaging and how it contributes to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Learn in a multidisciplinary environment alongside physicists, engineers, clinicians and other professionals from a range of fields.
  • Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for life sciences and medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • Develop the skills needed for a career in an imaging-related field in clinical practice, research or technical development.
  • Gain an intercalating qualification if you are a Year 3 or 4 medical student.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
    International students (per annum): £23,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £5,000; Year 2 £5,000;
    International students (per annum): Year 1 £11,500; Year 2 £11,500
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £8,000
    International students (per annum): £18,400
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £4,000; Year 2 £4,000;
    International students (per annum): Year 1 £9,200; Year 2 £9,200

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019.

The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • have graduated since 2013;
  • hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
  • have home or overseas fee status;
  • are applying for full- or part-time study;
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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