MRes Experimental Cancer Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Master of Research
- MRes FT 12 months, PGCert PT 12 months
- Entry requirements
We require an Upper Second undergraduate degree in the life sciences, pharmaceutics, biotechnology or pharmacy from any UK university or overseas equivalent as approved by The University of Manchester.
We also require you to hold existing qualifications to conduct clinical research as a General Medical Council-registered physician, Nursing and Midwifery Council-registered nurse or clinical trial coordinator, including evidence of current good clinical practice training. Relevant experience and commitment to oncology research will be beneficial.
- Number of places/applicants
- 9 places
- How to apply
Applications for 2017 entry are now closed as all places have been filled. Applications for 2018 entry will open in September 2017.
Please apply via our online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully. See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.
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"I have learned about all aspects of the industry from the laboratory to the clinic. Lectures from experts have proved insightful and practical within my day-to-day role.
"I can focus on my own interests in assignments and projects with exemplary supervision from knowledgeable academics. I would highly recommend this exciting and progressive course."Rachel Chown / MRes Experimental Cancer Medicine
- Develop the skills for a potential career in early phase clinical studies if you are a doctor, nurse or clinical researcher.
- Spend a year as a member of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Team at The Christie while also taking four structured taught course units.
- Open up careers in other experimental cancer medicine centres within the UK and EU, as well as careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, clinical trials management and medicine.
- Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
- Scholarships funded by CRUK are available for some doctors, nurses and graduates.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £21,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800
International students (per annum): £8,600
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module
International students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module
GMC-registered physicians, NMC-registered nurses and graduates are eligible to apply for a CRUK-funded scholarship that covers both course fees and salary (determined by the prior experience of the applicant) for the full-time one-year MRes.
Please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter explaining your motivation for enrolling on the MRes Experimental Cancer Medicine course to the Programme Director, Dr Natalie Cook, at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration for a CRUK-funded scholarship.