University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Science Ethics

This course has developed an overarching field of academic study in science ethics, which is conducted within the context of current and future trends in life sciences, and involves bench-scientists in areas such as neuroscience, stem cell biology, reproduction, biosecurity and biofuels, as much as those with backgrounds in ethics, law, philosophy and governance.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: For PhD study is a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; in certain circumstances, a 2.2 Honours degree supplemented by a Master's degree, or appropriate relevant work experience, may be acceptable; English language: For PhD applicants whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time - 36 months

Campus details

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

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