MSc Precision Medicine / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2024
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Academic entry qualification overview
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:
- biomedical sciences
- medical sciences
- biological sciences
- chemical sciences
- biochemical sciences
- pharmacological sciences
- veterinary medicine
- computational biology
This must be from a recognised university.
We will also consider candidates with Upper Second degrees in a relevant alternative analytical, physical or computing science area. Evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience may be accepted as qualification for entry for applicants with a Lower Second or equivalent. Applicants with a lower second or equivalent must add details of previous advanced study, research or professional experience to the personal statement in order to be considered.
We do not require a developed research proposal from applicants.
This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from The University of Manchester and other UK universities. Intercalating students must have satisfactorily completed Years 1 to 3 of the MBChB. For St Andrews students, this includes the 3-year course and the following year in Manchester (Year 3 of the Manchester course).
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 on the GOV.UK website ).
Specifically, we require a minimum of:
- IELTS: 6.5 overall with 6.5 or above in each component
- TOEFL: 90 with 22 or above in each component
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 6.0 in each component) plus enrolment and attendance on the 6-week pre-sessional course (PS6)
- Minimum 6.0 overall (with 5.5 in each component) plus enrolment and attendance on the 10-week pre-sessional course (PS10).