Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course builds on your existing research skills and introduces you to contemporary professional research practices employed within healthcare. It aims to develop appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to be a scientific researcher in clinical practice. You will develop a range of transferable and applied research skills that will enable you to plan, manage and independently undertake research. You will undertake a clinical research project and be supported by an academic supervisor, as well as a clinical mentor from your own organisation.

Course Modules

Modules: Research methods; critical appraisal; applied research in clinical practice; implementation and improvement science; negotiate independent learning; statistics; data analysis; research project.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MClinRes £7,400 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MClinRes £3,800 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • 2:1 honours (MPharm degrees also acceptable) in health or social care. Alternative professional qualifications may be considered, particularly if there is evidence of recent postgraduate study at level 7. If your native language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency. You must be currently employed in either an NHS Trust or an equivalent health or social care organisation. You must also have a minimum of one year of clinical experience.