University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Translational Medicine (Interdisciplinary Molecular Medicine)

The programme is designed to give students a thorough knowledge and understanding of the key technologies used in the field of translational medicine either within an academic environment or the pharmaceutical industry.

Entry requirements

A degree (typically at least 2.2) in either a biological subject (e.g. biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology etc) or in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine from a recognised university; flexibility on entrance requirements is applied to candidates with proven appropriate extensive research or professional experience; candidates on the undergraduate medical programme must have satisfactorily completed years 1-4 of the MBChB with no failure at any examination; for St Andrews students this includes their 3 year degree programme and the following 2 years spent in Manchester (years 3 and 4 of the Manchester programme); students with evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience may be accepted by the University as qualification for entry; for students whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575 paper-based or 230 computer-based.

Course modules

Modules include: Essential transferable skills for translational medicine; research design and implementation; quantitative technologies for translational medicine; data analysis; genetics, genetic epidemiology and genomics; transcriptomics and functional genomics; proteomics; metabolomics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 2,300 per Academic year (home fees) 4 months
PgCert Full-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 months
PgCert Part-time - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740