City, University of London

Course Introduction

This course has been designed for students who wish to develop their quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis, from basic to advanced levels to advance their careers and become leaders in their clinical field.

A knowledge and critical understanding of clinical research methods are becoming increasingly important skills for all professionals in the health, social care and private sectors, where an evidence based approach, supported by academic rigour is crucial to decision making, clinical practice and delivery of integrated services.

The MRes Clinical Research will provide you with training in quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis from basic to advanced levels as well as provide opportunities to apply this research knowledge to clinical settings.

Course Modules

Core modules:

Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits);

Advanced research methods (15 credits);

Advanced reasearch methods for advanced data analysis (15 credits);

Work'based clinical, research placement (15 credits);

The application of research in clinical settings (15 credits);

Clinical research dissertation (90 credits).

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Research - MRes £8,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Master of Research - MRes £16,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Research - MRes £4,250 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Research - MRes £8,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution with an upper second class mark or international equivalent in a dissertation. Applicants should also be registered with a relevant professional body, have at least one year of experience working as a clinician in the health sector and be currently working in a clinical health care environment. Applicants who do not have relevant employment experience but have plans for a future career path in clinical academic research may also be considered.