The Manipal University will offer various new courses during the academic year 2009-10. This was announced through a press release issued by the varsity. The new courses include postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. For M.Sc Mathematics course (Applied and Computations) students of B.Sc with Mathematics/ BE/ B.Tech are eligible. For M.Sc Physics course (Condensed Matter Physics and Optoelectronics) B.Sc Physics graduates with Mathematics are eligible. For M.Sc Chemistry course (Organic) B.Sc Chemistry graduates are eligible. The University also offers Msc Photonics, PG Diploma in Photonics and Msc in Biostatistics. A two year course with specialised training in stem cells research and clinical training namely Msc Regenerative Medicine is also being offered by the varsity.
The Department of Public Health offers Master of Social Works (MSW) course for any graduate with over 50 per cent marks and Master of Public Health (MPH) course for graduates with first-class marks in Medical, Dental, Nursing, Allied Health or Life Science.