University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Health and Social Care

This programme equips students with an in-depth understanding and knowledge and skills in a range of theoretical underpinnings and research methods relevant to applied research in a range of contemporary health and social care contexts.

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Distance learning - 12 months
PgCert Distance learning - 12 months
PgDip Distance learning - 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740