MRes Experimental Medicine (Musculoskeletal) / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Research
- 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:
- biomedical sciences
- medical sciences
- 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 musculoskeletal research will be beneficial.
- 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 that involves early phase clinical studies if you are a doctor, nurse, clinical researcher or research programme manager.
- Spend a year working closely with the Experimental Medicine Musculoskeletal team of the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre while also taking four structured taught course units.
- Open up careers in other experimental musculoskeletal medicine centres within the UK and EU, as well as careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and clinical trials management.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2020).
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): £11,000
International students (per annum): £25,000
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £4,400, Year 2 £4,400, Year 3 £2,200
International students (per annum): Year 1 £10,000, Year 2 £10,000, Year 3 £5,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,400
International students (per annum): £10,000
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely. For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees .
Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
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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