Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Clinical and Health Sciences with Clinical Research

This course offers students the ability to tailor their educational needs to their professional interests. Designed for busy professionals, this online course offers a flexible, bespoke way for students to develop their career in clinical research. The course is ideal for health professionals, clinical research support staff and people working in education and industry who aspire to become independent researchers, clinical academics or clinical researchers. Students will be encouraged to plan, conduct and write up clinical research focused upon their own professional role.

Entry requirements

An honours degree, or international equivalent, in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline and working in the healthcare profession or related field. We will also consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field. If your first language is not English then you will need to meet one of the following criteria: you have achieved IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in writing and reading and at least 6.5 in speaking and listening) , Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62, or equivalent, you have been educated in an English-speaking country that is exempt from the University's English Language Assessment: You can provide other evidence of a high level of competence in English, eg successful completion of A- levels or an undergraduate course taught in English. You must be IT literate to complete these highly interactive courses online and have access to a computer with a printer, webcam, headset and a reliable Internet connection. Your browser will need to be JavaScript enabled and able to accept cookies. You will be given access to any specific software required during the course of your studies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study - 24 months
PgCert On-line study - 12 months
PgDip On-line study - 12 months

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