MD Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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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 website . You should then complete the online 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.
Applications must be submitted online well in advance of your anticipated start date (6 weeks for Home, 12 weeks for overseas including EU). We cannot accept late applications without prior agreement via the Doctoral Academy.
September entry - apply by 15 July
January entry - apply by 15 November
April entry - apply by 15 February
Overseas (including EU nationals) applicants:
September entry - apply by 1 st week of June
January entry - apply by 1 st week of October
April entry - apply by 1 st week of January
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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 2020).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): Standard £4,500, Low £9,250, Medium £16,500, High £21,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Low £25,500, Medium £32,500, High £37,500
UK students (per annum): Standard TBC, Low £4,500, Medium £8,000, High £10,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £12,250, Low £12,750?, Medium £16,250, High £18,750?
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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