University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Clinical Research Methods

This course is the starting point for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals who wish to pursue a career as a clinical academic combining research with clinical practice; the programme provides clinical research training, which can then be used as the basis for a career in research, whether working towards a PhD or to provide an understanding of clinical research to underpin managerial positions in the NHS; the programme has been designed to be student - centred, providing the opportunity to shape learning to specific training needs and clinical settings; for example, by tailoring option modules, assessment, and a clinically focused research dissertation.

Entry requirements

At least 1 year's experience of clinical practice, post graduation. A relevant 1st degree (minimum 2.1) and holds current registration with their relevant Professional Lead/Body in the nursing, midwifery or allied health fields; plus a level of professional engagement with current practice development or research and innovation, to be assessed via interview; and written support from your employer. For applicants whose 1st language is not English: British Council IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no element less than 6.0; or TOEFL iBT overall score of 94 with the reading and speaking element no less than 23, listening element no less than 21 and the writing element no less than 24.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Healthcare
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