University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Nursing in Clinical Research

This programme provides students with core theoretical courses in research and a placement based experience of research in practice within both a multi-professional research environment and in a specific nursing research setting. The research focus is supported by a liberal choice of courses that support the student�s professional, personal and career development; this is therefore a blended programme of face to face, online and practice based learning.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate Honours degree 2.1 in nursing or equivalent qualification in nursing; the Honours degree in nursing must have been obtained in the immediate preceding academic year; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Compulsory courses; research in nursing and healthcare a and b; clinical research practice attachment; nursing research practice attachment. Option courses; students must include at least 1 of: clinical decision making and professional judgement; leadership across different healthcare contexts. Students can also choose from a range of courses that may include: current issues in health and illness research; ethical and political issues in social research; health promotion: philosophy, principles and theory; issues and development in the management of pain; ethics in healthcare; speaking and listening to children; conducting interviews.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MN Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MN Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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