This course provides a focused programme of practical and academic study to prepare students for leadership and management in clinical research. The course is suitable for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and enables students to promote and drive change in clinical practice. Students learn to generate research questions; design and test data collection approaches; and interpret results within a scientific framework. By the end of the course they become able to participate in the academic community through debate and discussion; present to clinical meetings and conferences; and publish their work in relevant clinical journals.
A 2.1 Honours degree in a subject relevant to health or social care; additionally all applicants must be currently employed in an NHS Trust or an equivalent health or social care organisation; they also require a letter of written support from the employer; plus 1 year of clinical experience; international students require academic IELTS of 7.0.
Modules include: Research methods; critical appraisal; statistics; research project planning and management; applied research in clinical practice; research project on a topic related to clinical practice.
Assessment is through research protocol; essay; reflective reports; oral and poster presentations; statistics examination; and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 7,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 14,320 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|St George's Hospital||Merton||SW17 0RE||South East|
0844 855 2177