MSc Cardiovascular Health and Disease (Research) / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 year full-time
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (at least an Upper Second) or international equivalent in an appropriate biological or medical subject.
We will consider candidates with a Lower Second in exceptional circumstances.
Intercalating students on the Manchester MBChB must have had satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4. For St Andrews students, this includes your three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester.
We also accept intercalating medical students from other UK universities, including home medical and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.
We do not require applicants to have already developed their own research proposals. This course is suitable for those with little or no previous research experience.
- 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 biomedical research skills you need for a potential career in cardiovascular science, and allied healthcare and bioscience fields, even if you have no previous research experience.
- Spend most of your time developing your research skills on placement.
- Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK for Biological Sciences and 8th for Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2021).
- This course is open to bioscience graduates and intercalating medical students at Manchester and other universities.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £12,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £27,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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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