Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Clinical Research

This programme provides graduates with the education and training necessary in order to plan and undertake health-related, or clinically based research. The programme aims to provide broad, foundational research training for nurses, midwives and other health and care professionals who wish to develop careers in clinical or academic research as well as those who may wish to continue on to doctoral studies. The programme will focus on preparing students to undertake projects relevant to their practice through the development of skills and knowledge in research methodologies, project management, research governance and evidence based practice.

Entry requirements

At least an 2.1 Honours degree in nursing, midwifery or allied health subject. Candidates with alternative qualifications and appropriate relevant professional experience will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English language. Acceptable evidence is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with individual component scores of at least 6.0.

Course modules

Research methods; applied health research; research project.

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Part-time £ 1,720 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 calendar years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 860 per Credit module (home fees) 2 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 474 0000