Teesside University

Teesside University

Clinical Research

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the research skills they need to undertake clinical research within the field of health. The course focuses on preparing students to undertake clinically relevant research and develop their knowledge, understanding and practical skills within a range of primary and secondary research methodologies. Students also have the opportunity to develop skills in project management, research governance and writing for publication and to gain an in-depth understanding of the context of health-related research and policy. The course enables students to: develop the skills and expertise necessary to undertake clinically relevant research; develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a wide range of research methodologies and data analysis techniques relevant to clinical practice; foster a commitment to life-long learning and the independent learning ability necessary for a clinical research career.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a relevant degree at 2.2 level or above. International applicants will be required to have IELTS level 7 or above. Applicants with non-standard entry requirements are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: clinical research in context; clinical research trials; dissertation; qualitative research methods and analysis; quantitative research methods and analysis; research evidence synthesis; research project management.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used throughout the course. These include formative assessment, written essay, written report, proposal, oral and poster presentation, written project and an article for publication.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176