MRes Reproduction and Pregnancy / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Master of Research
- 1 year full time
- Entry requirements
We require a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MBChB or equivalent from a British university (or overseas equivalent ) in an appropriate biological or medical subject.
This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from the University of Manchester and other UK universities. For intercalating MBChB students, we require satisfactory achievement in Years 1-3 or 1-4, with normally no failure at any examination, as well as research motivation.
We will consider applicants with other professional (including midwifery) or research-related experience.
We do not require applicants to develop a research proposal or have any research experience.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
You should complete our online application form to apply for this course. See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents that we require with your form.
We recommend that 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.
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- Develop the skills needed to go into research into pregnancy or related disciplines and solve problems with fertility and childbearing.
- Take part in research work at Europe's largest pregnancy research centre - the Manchester Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre- at an early stage in your career.
- Contribute to public-domain research output and conduct an in-depth analysis of specific pregnancy research.
- Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
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
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 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 or provide a sponsor letter (which we must first confirm), 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.
A £2,500 bursary toward tuition fee costs from Octavia's Trust is available for an MRes student undertaking stillbirth research. This is open to students of all academic backgrounds. The successful candidate will be selected based on their interview performance and personal statement.
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.