University of Kent

University of Kent

Applied Health Research

The programme is for practising health professionals or managers wanting to develop their analytical and research skills, or recent graduates looking for a career in health and social care research.

Entry requirements

A minimum requirement of a 2.1 honours degrees or higher in a social science or health-related subject. A medical degree and a demonstrable knowledge and interest in a relevant area. State registration in a health profession plus 2 years practice will be considered although evidence will be sought from academic referees that they have the ability to undertake a Master's programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to applied health research; quantitative methods in health research and qualitative methods in health research. Optional modules: epidemiology and public health; statistics in applied health research; introduction to health economics and evaluation and research in health services.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through oral presentations; written assignments; seminar contribution; online discussion; reflective learning logs; coursework assignments and by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272