MD Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Medicine
- 24 months (FT); 48 months (PT)
- Entry requirements
Applicants for admission must hold an MBChB degree or equivalent medical degree.
The nature of the research project must require the candidate to have specialist clinical knowledge and/or skills in order to complete at least one aspect (e.g. recruitment/assessment of patients, acquisition of experimental samples, experimental procedures, interpretation of findings) of the study. Consequently, it is expected that all MD candidates will have a clinician as part of the supervisory team.
Applicants (including international students) will need to be working in the NHS already and have identified a supervisor and project in order to apply.
- How to apply
See full guidance on how to choose a project and submit an application on our websi te . You should then complete the online admissions application form to apply for this programme. Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.
You must submit your application for a postgraduate research programme before the relevant deadline to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.
- January entry: 31 October (of the year prior entry)
- April entry: 15 January (year of entry)
- September entry: 15 June (year of entry)
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- Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project.
- Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester.
- Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme.
- Conduct research at a university ranked 6th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2022).
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): Standard £4,596, Low £9,500, Medium £17,000, High £22,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £25,500, Low £26,500, Medium £33,500, High £38,500
UK students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £4,750, Medium £8,500, High £11,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £12,750, Low £13,250?, Medium £16,750, High £19,250
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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