University of Exeter
Applied Health Services Research
Normally a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.
Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. Some examples of recent modules and the topics covered are as follows;
Core Concepts & Paradigms, which covered; Health services & systems; Complex interventions; Systematic reviews; Qualitative and quantitative research; Evidence-based practice; and Patient and public involvement.
Implementation Science, which covered; Diffusion of innovations; Behaviour change; Quality improvement and indicators; Surveillance and intervention mapping and Environmental impact and sustainability.
Fundamentals of Health Services Research Methods, which covered; Ethics and governance; Research questions; Outcome measures and survey design; Qualitative methods; Statistics; Health Economics and Modelling in Health and Social Care.
Advanced Health Services Methods which covered; Observational study designs; Clinical trials design (including feasibility and pilot studies); Adapting methods to complex situation; Process evaluation (qualitative, quantitative methods); Statistics (advanced techniques); Health economics (advanced); Qualitative methods - secondary data analysis and qualitative synthesis and Designing a research protocol.
Taught modules will be assessed through literature reviews, essays, written reports and presentations. We use case studies and problem-based learning approaches to encourage students to work collaboratively and learn from each other.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 18,600 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Streatham Campus||Exeter||EX4 4QJ||South West|