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MSc Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

Advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) are new medical products that use gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering.

This is a fast paced and rapidly evolving area of medicine which is increasingly being used to treat a broad range of malignant and non-malignant diseases.

Our MSc is designed to equip you, the researchers of tomorrow, with the necessary understanding of the challenges of bringing an ATMP through development and to patients.

This will be achieved not only through the multi-disciplinary nature of the course content but through the range of expertise of the staff delivering the content which includes preclinical development scientists, regulatory professionals, clinicians and oncologists.

Please note the MSc Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products is a postgraduate masters course with a broad content aimed at a range of multi-professional health care professionals such as medics, pharmacists, nurses and science graduates. As such it does not provide any specific post graduate qualification in any one specialist area, that is, graduates of this programme will not graduate with a specialist post graduate pharmacy qualification, nursing qualification etc.


This MSc aims to deliver a broad and comprehensive overview with in-depth insights into the rapidly developing and cutting-edge field of advanced therapies.

You will undergo comprehensive training in all aspects of the field of ATMP development and delivery.

In this unique course, you can choose to follow laboratory based or clinical research-based content with optional modules available covering a wide variety of ATMP indications.

This allows you to diversify depending on your interests and background.

Coursework and assessment

You will use a number of assessed and non-assessed activities to develop key skills and expand your knowledge base.

There are no written exams. Assessment is based on assignments, presentations and other activities such as moderated discussion boards and group work.

Career opportunities

This MSc is designed to equip researchers, clinicians and scientists of tomorrow with the necessary understanding of the challenges of bringing an ATMPs through development and to patients.

Many of our students are clinical scientists, hospital doctors, pharmacists, specialist nurses, clinical trial administration staff and researchers).

They take the course to gain specialist skills knowledge and expertise within the area of ATMPs which can be applied within their own profession or setting.

Advanced therapies are an evolving field with many new roles and career opportunities that will benefit from multi-disciplinary professionals who have developed specialist knowledge in this field.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Manchester

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  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

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