University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Clinical Science

An MRes in Clinical Science at UEA is the ideal way for you, as a doctor, nurse or health professional to develop a research-related element in your career. It will give you the skills, awareness and discipline you need to carry out effective research to the highest level in a patient-centered, ethically sound way. The course will give you a broader, more considered approach to specialist areas of medical research, and develop both your practical and scientific skills. It will give you a deeper understanding of underlying theories and the importance of critical review in evidence-based medicine. It will also improve your confidence and help you communicate better as a medical professional.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good Honours degree at minimum 2.2 standard or equivalent; the course is also open to MBBS/MBChB students wanting to intercalate after their fourth year. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to research methods; introduction to research ethics and governance; transferable skills for research; clinical science research dissertation. optional modules include: further quantitative research methods; foundations in clinical research; systematic reviews and research synthesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 7,150 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515