MSc Molecular Pathology / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2021

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Academic entry qualification overview

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.

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here ).

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS : 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all components
  • TOEFL: 90 internet-based (with 22 in all components)

See further information about requirements for your country .

We may also accept evidence of a confirmed place on a University Pre-sessional English language course, if your current IELTS scores are:

·       Minimum 6.0 overall (with no skill less than 5.5) plus enrolment and attendance on the 6-week pre-sessional course (PS6)

·       Minimum 5.5 overall (with no skill less than 5.5) plus enrolment and attendance on the 10-week pre-sessional course (PS10).

Please note, we must approve this before you apply for the English course. If you wish to be considered for a pre-sessional course please contact the admissions team pgtaughtmedicine@manchester.ac.uk.

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.