University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Clinical Research

This programme provide students with the background knowledge of careers in clinical research. Students on this course design studies, including data collection and analysis, produce and evaluate research reports as well as developing knowledge and skills for evidence-based research practice.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.2 or above), or equivalent; nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals will need a minimum of 2 years full-time experience, pro rata for part-time staff; applicants should also have registration with an appropriate professional body.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methodologies; clinical trials, design, ethics and management; evidence-based practice; research in practice; health disciplines project. Optional clinical modules, these are available in some clinical areas for students who want to pursue these specialities: patient and public involvement in research; health and medical simulation: design and delivery; expert witness; mental health law; chronic skin conditions; contemporary mental health interventions; principles of psychopharmacology and neurosciences; medical emergency.

Sponsorship information

Suitable applicants are considered for NIHR and CNO fully funded places by the University of Hertfordshire.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Mixed mode - 1 years
PgCert Mixed mode - 1 years
MSc Mixed mode - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
De Havilland Campus Hatfield AL10 9EU South East

Key information

Post-Qualification Nursing Admissions
Telephone number: 
01707 285984