MRes Experimental Medicine (Cancer) / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- MRes, PGDip, PGCert
- MRes: 1 year FT, 36 months PT; PGCert: 1 year PT
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:
- life sciences
This can be from any UK university or institution approved by The University of Manchester.
We also require you to hold existing qualifications to conduct clinical research as a General Medical Council-registered physician, Nursing and Midwifery Council-registered nurse or clinical trial coordinator, including evidence of current good clinical practice training.
Relevant experience and commitment to cancer research will be beneficial.
- Number of places/applicants
- 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.
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- Develop the skills for a potential career in early phase clinical studies if you are a doctor, nurse or clinical researcher.
- Spend a year as a member of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Team at The Christie while also taking four structured taught course units.
- Open up careers in other experimental cancer medicine centres within the UK and EU, as well as careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, clinical trials management and medicine.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2021).
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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).
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