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Hi, I am planning to study masters, I am wondering if I study in University of Lancashire for Pharmacology BSc, I can then study my Msc in university of Manchester? Or will I need a certain type of university to study in to enrol?
Original post by Golae2451
Hi, I am planning to study masters, I am wondering if I study in University of Lancashire for Pharmacology BSc, I can then study my Msc in university of Manchester? Or will I need a certain type of university to study in to enrol?


Which master's do you want to do? Most universities don't particularly care which university you did your undergrad in so long it's a legally recognised university. You will need to check the entry requirements of the specific degree that you want to do to be sure,

I don't see an MSc in straight Pharmacology at Manchester, so I am not sure which other sort of degree you are looking for: https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/

If you can be more specific about what you are looking for (or give example of degrees that you are looking for), I might be able to help interpret the situation.
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Original post by MindMax2000
Which master's do you want to do? Most universities don't particularly care which university you did your undergrad in so long it's a legally recognised university. You will need to check the entry requirements of the specific degree that you want to do to be sure,

I don't see an MSc in straight Pharmacology at Manchester, so I am not sure which other sort of degree you are looking for: https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/

If you can be more specific about what you are looking for (or give example of degrees that you are looking for), I might be able to help interpret the situation.

I am looking to do Clinical Biochemistry. Do I need to do a pharmacology degree with a certain module?
Original post by Golae2451
I am looking to do Clinical Biochemistry. Do I need to do a pharmacology degree with a certain module?


See the following for the entry requirements:
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/02113/msc-clinical-biochemistry/entry-requirements/#course-profile

I quote:
"We require an honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent in:

biochemistry

biomedical sciences

physiology

pharmacology

pharmacy

medicine

other biological subjects that contain elements of biochemistry and/or physiology.

We accept chemistry graduates, but you need to have studied significant elements of biochemistry and/or physiology during your undergraduate degree."

In other words, you would be accepted with any degree in pharmacology, so long you've got a 2:1 or a higher grade (1st class) - typically 60%+. You will be fine with a degree in pharmacology from University of Lancashire. There is no specific mention of any required module. Having said that, it's important to them that the undergrad degree has significant content on biochemistry and/or physiology, which the pharmacology degree should have (it's essentially applied biochemistry).
From the entry requirements, there is no reason for them to reject you if you have the right grade. Having said that, I don't work for the admissions team, so I can't ultimately say. If you are never sure, you can email the postgrad admissions team at the relevant subject department (in this case, it's postgrad admissions at Faculty of Biology, Medicine, and Health of Manchester University; see the bottom of the page: https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/02113/msc-clinical-biochemistry/#course-profile).
If you haven't got the grades you need at A Level (or equivalent) and you don't intend to resit them, then you would need to work hard in your undergrad to get the grade that you need (not that you would do any different if you did it at any other university).

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