MSc Medical and Molecular Virology / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- MSc: 1 year FT, 2 years PT; PGCert: 4 months FT
- Entry requirements
We require a First or Upper Second class degree in a relevant biomedical/biosciences subject, or an equivalent overseas qualification.
Non-standard applicants for the course will be considered on an individual basis.
This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from The University of Manchester and other UK universities, upon completion of their third year. For St Andrews students, this includes the three-year course, plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester.
- Number of places/applicants
- Up to 20 places.
- 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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- Understand viruses, the diseases they cause, and how to diagnose, control and prevent infections.
- Cover topically relevant viruses such as novel coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2, Influenza and Monkeypox.
- Hear about new viral problems such as non A-E hepatitis and potential causes.
- Learn from experienced academic and clinical virologists.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK and among the top 35 in the world for medicine (QS 2023).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £14,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £35,500
UK students (per annum): £7,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £17,750
UK students (per annum): £5,800
International, including EU, students (per annum): £14,200
UK students (per annum): £2,900
International, including EU, students (per annum): £7,100
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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 over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). 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.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
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).
- Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
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- Postgraduate Admissions Team
- 0161 529 4539
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