University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Clinical Research

This programme equips students with an in-depth understanding, knowledge and skills in a range of theoretical underpinnings and research methods relevant to applied research, in a range of contemporary clinical practice contexts; it is particularly aimed at qualified health professionals from different disciplines seeking a career in, or currently engaged in, clinical research or wishing to pursue a variety of careers where research is a core component.

Entry requirements

An Honours 1st degree (normally 2.2 or above, or equivalent) in a relevant subject from an approved higher education institution; or demonstrable evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience; and (for part-time students seconded to the course from employment), written support from an employer to attend the programme and to complete any necessary requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: Research design; good practice in managing clinical research or foundations of research; critical appraisal and evidence synthesis; quantitative research design and analysis; qualitative research design and analysis; statistics; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

MClinRes studentships HEE/NIHR studentships for Non-Medical/Dental Healthcare Professionals Ten HEE/NIHR studentships are available per annum. Applications are now open and will close on 11 April 2016. Download an application form (Docx, 69KB) and application guidance (Docx, 50KB). For further information email graduate.nursing@manchester.ac.uk . CLAHRC Greater Manchester Nurse studentships Further studentships for Nurses, funded by Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester, will become available in 2016. Overseas Scholarships Further part time scholarships may become available to Nurses and Midwives in clinical practice overseas in 2016. For further information on studentships or scholarships please contact: graduate.nursing@manchester.ac.uk

Qualifications

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

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