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Mres experimental medicine (dermatology)
MRes Experimental Medicine (Dermatology)
This course will enable you to work within a leading experimental medicine dermatology team.

MRes Experimental Medicine (Dermatology) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Research
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 dermatology research will be beneficial.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
4 places.
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.

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Develop the skills for a potential career that involves early phase clinical studies if you are a doctor, nurse, clinical researcher or research programme manager.
  • Spend a year working closely with the Experimental Medicine Dermatology Team of the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre while also taking four structured taught course units.
  • Open up careers in other experimental dermatology medicine centres within the UK and EU, as well as careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and clinical trials management.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, visit open days and visits .


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
  • MRes (part-time)
    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
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,400
    International students (per annum): £9,400
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. 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.

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