University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Clinical Research

This course is designed for junior doctors who have been awarded a place as an Academic Clinical Fellow. It meets the requirements set out by NIHR for accredited academic experience, whilst leaving the student free to maintain their primary focus on gaining a fellowship (Wellcome, MRC etc).

Entry requirements

This Master's programme is only available to those students who are selected for the ACF programme. Students gaining an ACF post are required to undertake a minimum of 40 credits of set academic modules and are eligible to select modules/complete research leading to any of the above qualifications. International students must provide evidence that they meet the Standard English language requirements IELTS - 7.0 with no less than 7.0 in any area.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Distance learning (with some attendance) - 1 years
PgCert Distance learning (with some attendance) - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning (with some attendance) - 1 years

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