MSc Evidence-Based Health Care / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 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.
- 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.
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- 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 8th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2019).
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc (full-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £19,000
MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £950 per 15 credits and £1,900 for dissertation
International students (per annum): £1,900 per 15 credits and £3,800 for dissertation
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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 2020.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2019 or are graduating in 2020;
- 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.
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