University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Clinical Research

This course is based in the Clinical Research Centre and provides extensive clinical research training for allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in a clinical environment. The course is suitable for clinicians wishing to pursue a clinical academic career and conforms with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) framework for this level of study. Clinicians will be prepared for a leadership role in research and may be able to progress to doctoral-level studies. The School of Health Sciences has been newly granted two health research training awards, securing funding from the NIHR.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: this course is open to allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in clinical practice. You should hold current registration with an appropriate regulatory body and meet NHS Trust workforce requirements. Normally you will have a first or upper 2nd Class degree in your area of professional practice and have a least one year of clinical practice experience (or part time equivalent). You should normally be working in an NHS Trust which is prepared to maintain a relationship with you during the course, in particular to provide an environment for you to undertake your clinical research project. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 7.0 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods for health professionals; taking research forward in health and social care; clinical research project.
Plus one from: essential statistics in health and medical research; qualitative research; epidemiology; analysis of function.
Plus one module from the large portfolio of health-related modules offered in the Graduate Programme in Health and Social Sciences (GPHSS).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,840 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Eastbourne Campus Eastbourne BN20 7UR South East

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Key information

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