A wide range of courses
Whether you want to gain specialist knowledge in a specific area, brush up on your skills as a scientist or go into research, we have a taught master's course in medicine for you.
Manchester is home to both one of the largest medical schools in the UK and top researchers working at the forefront of the medical field.
We offer postgraduate taught courses covering a wide range of disciplines for students from both medical and non-medical backgrounds.
Why choose Manchester?
Become a specialist
Specialist courses cover occupational, aesthetic and musculoskeletal medicine, paediatric anaesthesia, and medical education.
You’ll learn from educators based in local hospitals and specialist NHS services. Some courses, such as our MSc in Medical and Molecular Virology, cover relevant topics such as COVID-19.
Start your research training
We offer master's courses that are designed to help you prepare for PhD study and a career in medical research, giving you a head start if you want to become a research scientist.
From our students
Opening up options through occupational medicine at Manchester
Pakistan-based professor Komal talks about the role an MSc in Occupational Medicine has played in his career so far.
How I went from a Sociology graduate to a cancer researcher
Leanna talks about her career move via the MRes in Experimental Medicine (Cancer).
Access unique facilities
Depending on your area of interest, you'll have access to world-leading facilities such as our Genome Editing Unit, which is the only UK core facility that both uses CRISPR-Cas9 and trains others to do so.
Students on our clinical courses will benefit from Manchester's close links to local NHS hospitals, with the opportunity to explore real-life clinical scenarios as part of your studies.
CRISPR – the future of genetic research at Manchester?
CRISPR is quite literally changing the world around you – and Manchester is leading the way.
- Neuroimaging for Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)
- Occupational Medicine (MSc)
- Physician Associate Studies (MSc)
- Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine (MSc - blended learning)
- Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine (PGCert - online)
- Transformative Oncology (MSc/PGDip/PGCert)
Courses for NHS scientists
- Clinical Biochemistry (MSc)
- Clinical Immunology (MSc)
- Health Data Science (MSc)
- Health Informatics (MSc) [jointly awarded by UCL and Manchester]
- Medical and Molecular Virology (MSc)
- Medical Microbiology (MSc)
- Molecular Pathology of Cancer (MSc)
- Occupational Hygiene (MSc)
Medical research courses
- Cancer Research and Molecular Biomedicine (MSc)
- Cardiovascular Health and Disease (Research) (MSc)
- Genomic Medicine (MSc)
- Medical Sciences (MRes)
- Oncology Research (MSc)
- Precision Medicine (MSc)
- Master of Public Health (MPH) [online]
- Master of Public Health (MPH) [on campus]
- Master of Public Health (Communicable Disease Prevention and Control) (MPH)
- Master of Public Health (Global Health) (MPH)
- Master of Public Health (Occupational Health) (MPH)
- Public Health (MRes)
- Reproduction and Pregnancy (Research) (MSc)
- Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Medicine (MSc)
- Medical and Health Education (PGCert)
PhD with integrated master's
If you're planning to undertake a PhD after your master's, our Integrated PhD programme will enable you to combine your postgraduate taught course with a related PhD project in biology, medicine or health.