MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- MSc: 1 yr FT, 2 yr PT; PGDip: 9 months FT, 2 yr PT
- Entry requirements
This course is open to applicants with a biomedical science, physical science or engineering background. We require a minimum Upper Second honours degree or overseas equivalent from a recognised institution, or a relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent).
Candidates with a Lower Second honours degree or equivalent may be accepted subject to interview.
Intercalating Year 3 or 4 medical students at The University of Manchester or other UK medical schools should normally have passed all course units at first attempt in the two years prior to intercalation.
All applicants should also have passed mathematics or physics at least to a standard equivalent to English GCE A-level at grade B.
- Number of places/applicants
- 20 places
- How to apply
- Please apply via our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.
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- Discover the key clinical applications of medical imaging and how it contributes to diagnosis and treatment.
- Learn in a multidisciplinary environment alongside physicists, engineers, clinicians and other professionals from a range of fields.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for life sciences and medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
- Develop the skills needed for a career in an imaging-related field in clinical practice, research or technical development.
- Gain an intercalating qualification if you are a Year 3 or 4 medical student.
Fees for entry in have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2017 were as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £21,500
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 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.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
- hold a first class honours degree
- have home or overseas fee status
- are applying for full or part time study
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.