City, University of London
Health Services Research
The course offers advanced research training to enable graduates to conduct and evaluate research to understand and improve service delivery, quality of care and patient outcomes. The course is suitable for professionals from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds, including those who have worked in medical and allied health professions, local government, non-governmental organisations, research institutions and consultancies and pharmaceutical and healthcareindustries. The course also provides a foundation for MPhil or PhD-level study in health services research.
A 1st degree in a medical/health or social sciences discipline is required (minimum 2.1 Honours degree). Applicants with equivalent qualifications or substantial experience in health services will also be considered on an individual basis. For students whose 1st language is not English, one of the following qualifications is also required: IELTS: 7.0 or TOEFL (internet-based): 100.
Core modules include: introduction to research methods and applied data analysis; advanced research methods; advanced data analysis; complex healthcare interventions (subject to approval); dissertation. Elective modules include: health systems organisation; financing and performance; understanding the health policy process: concepts and tools; health and society; health policy in Britain; telehealth; telecare; telemedicine: technology-based assistive devices in health and social care. Students are required to complete a dissertation and have the option to undertake a Master's by research route, which requires an extended dissertation.
Modules are assessed through a combination of methods. More specifically: research proposal; mini lab examination; systematic review; poster presentation; data analysis workbook; practical exam and associated lab report; formative online quiz.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,500 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,750 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Northampton Square||Islington||EC1V 0HB||South East|
020 7040 5060