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MRes Experimental Medicine (Cancer) / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:

  • life sciences
  • pharmaceutics
  • biotechnology
  • pharmacy

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.

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

See further information about requirements for your country .

If you wish to be considered for a University Pre-sessional English language course , please contact the Admissions Team pgtaught.medicine@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.