UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Evidence-Based Healthcare

The course is designed to facilitate optimal patient care. Students create and compile best available evidence for individual aspects of patient care, and on completion of the programme will independently be able to carry out systematic reviews to determine best practice.

Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBBS) or 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a healthcare related subject such as nursing, physiotherapy or clinical biochemistry, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to research methods for evidence based healthcare; evaluating the quality of evidence; performing systematic reviews of interventions (part 1); performing systematic reviews of interventions (part 2). Options include: performing systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy studies; application of evidence in clinical practice; musculoskeletal epidemiology and research methodology (part 1); evidence based pre-clinical research; epidemiology (not delivered as distance learning).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of online lectures, seminars, class discussions, workshops, tutorials, and practical work. Assessment is through written examination, essays and the research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Mixed mode September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Mixed mode September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,570 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Mixed mode September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Mixed mode September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Administrator
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