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MSc Molecular Pathology at The University of Manchester
MSc Molecular Pathology
Develop skills for a career in clinical practice, the NHS, diagnostic laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry or academic research.

MSc Molecular Pathology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
Part-time over 3 or 4 years (dual format)
Entry requirements

We require an undergraduate degree (normally an Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in a relevant biomedical subject, including medicine and nursing. Flexibility on entrance requirements will be applied to candidates with proven appropriate extensive professional experience.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

20 places

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 require with your form.

We recommend you apply as early as possible; the formal deadline is the end of July. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N
PGCert N Y N N
PGDip N Y N N

Course overview

  • Learn about a field of critical importance to translational medicine, with a unique focus on the molecular analysis of tissue samples.
  • Four MRC studentships are available to fund tuition fees for 2018 entry.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • Choose optional units to suit specific interests, such as proteomics and chemical pathology.
  • Connect with colleagues and related opportunities across the UK through our association with the network of MRC and EPSRC-funded Molecular Pathology nodes.

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 .

Fees

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

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £3,900; Year 2 £3,900; Year 3 £1,950
    International students (per annum): Year 1 £8,800, Year 2 £8,800, Year 3 £4,400
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,950
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £2,600

Scholarships/sponsorships

There are four MRC studentships available for September 2018 entry. The closing date is 30 June 2018 .

To be eligible for the studentship you must be:

  • a UK/EU national
  • a resident in the EU.

Competition for these studentships is extremely high, so please ensure you submit your online application in time.

The MRC studentships provide full tuition fees for the MSc course. They will be awarded according to your academic record and professional experience. You may be invited to interview.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health