University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Health and Social Care

This blended learning MRes in Health and Social Care will help you develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the nature, purposes, methods and application of research relevant to the field. Our course is suitable if you are a health and social care professional who is pursuing a research career or who requires research training. You will learn how to conduct and apply health and social care research to practice at both an individual and organisational level, drawing on the expertise of renowned lecturers and practitioners from fields including: •social work •nursing •midwifery •speech and language therapy •audiology •psychology •medicine The course is delivered online and is complemented by two five-day campus-based introductory and winter study schools.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 degree or equivalent from an approved Higher Education institution; or demonstrable evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience; part-time students require written support of their employer to attend the programme and to complete any necessary requirements; students whose 1st language is not English: IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 on any 1 component; or TOEFL 575 paper based or 230 computer based; or evidence of equivalent learning.

Course modules

Modules include: Foundations of research; research design; critical appraisal and evidence synthesis; quantitative research design and analysis; qualitative research design and analysis and statistics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Distance learning September 2016 - 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,166 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,166 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 10,333 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,166 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Telephone number: 
0161 306 0270