MSc Molecular Pathology / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 year full time, 3 or 4 years part time
- Entry requirements
We require an undergraduate degree (normally an Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in a relevant biomedical subject, including medicine and nursing. Flexibility on entrance requirements will be applied to candidates with proven appropriate extensive professional experience.
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.
We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.
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- Learn about a field of critical importance to translational medicine, with a unique focus on the molecular analysis of tissue samples.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK and among the top 35 in the world for Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2020).
- Choose optional units to suit specific interests, such as proteomics and chemical pathology.
- Connect with colleagues and related opportunities across the UK through our association with the network of MRC and EPSRC-funded Molecular Pathology nodes.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
You can also watch webinar recordings from our recent virtual open week, including subject-specific sessions and webinars about general topics such as teaching and funding. Visit the postgraduate taught virtual open week website for a list of sessions.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
International students (per annum): £24,000
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £4,200; Year 2 £4,200; Year 3 £2,100
International students (per annum): Year 1 £9,600; Year 2 £9,600; Year 3 £4,800
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,800
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,100
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 or Upper Second 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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