University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Health Research

This course develops skilled and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary healthcare researchers, able to understand and confidently use research techniques appropriate to their practice/subject area. Helping students to become conversant with approaches used by other social and healthcare researchers is also key as well as developing practical research skills, for example, in user involvement and the use of new technologies.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

The practice of health research 1 and 2; qualitative research; quantitative research; research ethics and governance; public health approaches; health research placement.

Assessment methods

Advanced literature searching and annotation, designing research projects individually and as part of a team, creating funding proposals and ethics applications; writing research papers for submission to journals, data analysis exercises, verbal presentations, viva.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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