University of Manchester
Cardiovascular Health and Disease
The course is open to medical or science graduates and intercalating medical students.
Candidates are selected from the students admitted to the MBChB undergraduate course at Manchester. The minimum criterion for admission is satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4 of the undergraduate medical programme.
For University of St Andrews students, this includes their 3 year degree programme and the following one or two years spent in Manchester (Years 3 and 4 of the Manchester programme).
We also accept intercalating medical students from other UK universities, including home medical and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.
Normally, a BSc (First or Upper Second, though under exceptional circumstances candidates with a Lower Second will be considered), or equivalent is expected from a British university in an appropriate biological or medical subject.
The programme comprises the following compulsory components:
Faculty Research Methods Unit (15 credits)
Taught seminar unit (15 lectures, 2h each) (15 credits)
Module 1: Vascular science
Module 2: Cardiac science
Module 3 : From bench to bedside - therapeutic strategies for combating cardiovascular disease
Tutorial course unit (15 credits)
Practical Skills unit (15 credits)
Research Project 1: Literature review and grant / fellowship proposal (30 credits)
Research project 2: Laboratory/clinical based project (January- July). Written up a research paper with a short oral presentation of results (90 credits).
Clinical Masterclass course unit:
The Clinical Masterclass course unit is a 15 credit unit specifically designed for intercalated medical students. The unit consists of a series of seminars, workshops and e-learning.
This unit contributes to personal and professional development in the experience, knowledge and skills training required for effective clinical practice and success, with a strong emphasis on clinical academic research.
Assessment is through a combination of written reports (in journal style format), literature review, problem based learning (PBL) tutorials and oral presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 21,500 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU)||12 months|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|