MRes Infection Biology


University of Manchester


Manchester, UK


Please note that this Masters programme is not currently funded.

Degree awarded: Master of Research

Duration: 1 Year

Entry requirements: UK or overseas graduates must have a recognized first degree (Upper Second or above, or equivalent) in a biological or biomedical science. Candidates with a Lower Second may be considered subject to interview performance and academic references.

Students with different academic backgrounds and relevant career experience (eg working in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries) will be considered, keeping in mind the academic potential of the individual. Such students will be accepted onto the course on a discretionary basis at application and interview.

We will also accept intercalating medical students who have demonstrated an interest and aptitude in biomedical sciences. This will be assessed both by interview and the production of a personal statement. Minimal requirement for admission will be satisfactory achievement in years 1-3 of the undergraduate medical programme.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants: 10

How to apply: You can apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting document that we require.

Applications are open year round, but early applications for September 18 intake are welcomed 

Closing date: 

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 13:45