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MSc Evidence-Based Health Care at The University of Manchester
MSc Evidence-Based Health Care
Learn how to identify and apply evidence in your healthcare or health science research career.

MSc Evidence-Based Health Care / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
MSc: 1 year FT, 2.5-5 yr PT
Entry requirements

We require an Upper Second honours degree or overseas equivalent, preferably in a relevant subject. Significant relevant experience may be considered where the academic qualification falls below an Upper Second degree or equivalent.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents that we require with your completed form.

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Learn how to interpret and communicate research evidence as applied to a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Develop skills in designing and conducting systematic reviews.
  • Study when it suits you through distance learning on a full or part-time basis.
  • Open up a career in health science research if you undertake a PhD after completing this course.
  • Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK and in the top 25 in the world for dentistry, and 9th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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Fees

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

  • MSc (full-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £950 per 15 credits and £1,900 for dissertation
    International students (per annum): £1,850 per 15 credits and £3,700 for dissertation

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of £1,000 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:

  • graduated in 2018 or are graduating in 2019;
  • hold a first class 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 so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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