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MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease at The University of Manchester
MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease
Our course promotes multidisciplinary research into cardiovascular science to tackle the rising occurrence of heart disease globally.

MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Research
1 year FT
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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our  online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully.

See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we need in addition to the completed form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MRes Y N N N

Course overview

  • Develop the biomedical research skills you need for a potential career in cardiovascular science, even if you have no previous research experience.
  • Spend most of your time developing your research skills on placements.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK for biological sciences and 9th for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • This course is open to bioscience graduates and intercalating medical students at Manchester and other universities.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MRes (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
    International students (per annum): £23,500

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/EU 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 £1,000 towards their tuition fees or provide a sponsor letter (which we must first confirm), 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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44(0)161 275 5220
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health