MRes Experimental Medicine (Cancer) / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- MRes, PGCert
- MRes: 1 year FT, 36 months PT; PGCert: 1 year PT
- 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 cancer research will be beneficial.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
- 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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- 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 2018).
- Scholarships funded by CRUK are available for some doctors, nurses and graduates.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
International students (per annum): £23,500
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £4,400, Year 2 £4,400, Year 3 £2,200
International students (per annum): Year 1 £9,400, Year 2 £9,400, Year 3 £4,700
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,400
International students (per annum): £9,400
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.
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.