Kingston University

Kingston University

Clinical Practice

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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 methods

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
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St George's Hospital Merton SW17 0RE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177