You will need to meet both the entry and personal statement criteria to be considered for this course. All qualifications must have been awarded within the last five years (including year of application).

 MG 5138

Undergraduate degree or equivalent*

You should normally have, or be expected to achieve, at least a minimum of a second class degree (2:2) in a biomedical science or a science related subject (or an equivalent overseas qualification).

*Must be completed, awarded and certified by 1 August 2016.

If you are invited for an interview you may be asked to write a short paper (no more than one page) on a subject associated with biomedical research as part of the application process. 

International qualifications

We accept equivalent qualifications gained in other countries. If you would like an admissions officer to review your qualification, please send a copy of it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If your qualification is not in English, please arrange for it to be translated by a certified translator before sending it to us.

Indication of international degree equivalence

Name of country
Title of qualification Result
United States Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject area
GPA - 3.0
Canada Bachelor's honours degree in a relevant subject area
GPA - 3.0
70%
Grade B
China Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject area
B
80%
Ghana Bachelor's degree from a UK NARIC listed institution in a relevant subject area
2:2
50%
India Bachelor's honours/special degree in a professional and/or relevant subject area (four years in duration) 60%
Pakistan Bachelor's/Master's degree in a relevant subject area (four years in duration) 60%
Nigeria Bachelor's honours degree in a relevant subject area GPA 3.0
2:2
50%
Grade C
 

*Guide only, subject to change.

If your country is not shown, please email our postgraduate admissions officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

English language

If your native language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.  

English language tests are valid for only two years, as English language ability changes from year to year. If you've completed a test which is now considered out of date, you may be required to complete another, though applicants are only permitted a maximum of two test attempts within a one year period.

IELTS Overall 6.5 with 6.0 in Listening, 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing and 6.0 in Speaking.
Pearson Test  Pearson (PTE Academic) Test overall 67 with 67 in Listening, 67 in Reading, 67 in Writing, 67 in Speaking.
Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) Cambridge English Advanced overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English)  Cambridge English: Proficiency overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section

Other essential criteria

Personal statement

You will be asked to outline your reasons for applying for the course in a brief personal statement on the application form.

Reference

You must also provide two satisfactory references to support your application, both dated within the last year (from date of application). One of these must be a recent academic reference and the other should be either a second academic reference or a professional/employer reference.

Your referees should know you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. We do not accept references from family, friends, partners, ex-partners or from yourself.

References must be submitted using the Reference Request Form within two weeks of making an application to enrol on this course. References should cover your suitability for the course and your ability to engage in academic processes according to the guidance and questions included on the form.

Download the Reference Request Form (Word)

 

 


Last Updated: Friday, 29 January 2016 13:55

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