Keele University

Keele University

Health Research

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant subject (eg medicine, nursing, allied health professions, pharmacy, psychology, social sciences, applied statistics); however, students from different backgrounds who believe they have the capacity to undertake postgraduate are considered.

Course modules

Compulsory: Research methods (15 credits); literature searching and synthesis (15 credits); qualitative data analysis (20 credits); quantitative data analysis 1 (20 credits) or statistics and epidemiology (15 credits); ethics in research (10 credits); 2 or more option modules (subject to availability) which, with the above modules, make a total of 120 credits from: quantitative data analysis 2 (20 credits); advanced qualitative methods: ethnographic research (20 credits); survey research (10 credits); multivariate methods (10 credits); reliability analysis (5 credits); assessment of pain (15 credits); independent study (15 credits); all students complete a dissertation (60 credits) of 15000-20000 word dissertation in an approved area.

Sponsorship information

Most students are sponsored by their employer or strategic health authority.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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