City, University of London

City, University of London

Clinical Research

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.

Entry requirements

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.

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).

Assessment methods

Assessments will be conducted via: essays, a systematic review, a research proposal, critical reviews, written examinations and a research project on an approved topic. In addition, there are short practical assignments throughout the course during sessions.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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