University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Research Methods in Health Sciences

The MSc in Research Methods in Health Sciences provides training for those intending to go on to a career that includes health related research; this includes those aiming for a PhD and those wanting to undertake high quality research as part of their professional practice in health care; students learn to systematically review research literature, critically evaluate of evidence, develop research questions and apply a range of research approaches and skills relevant to research in health sciences; this programme is carefully structured, developed and delivered by experts in their fields, often drawing on individual research experience; teaching is through seminars and lectures and includes a dissertation (an extensive piece of work that students choose, research and write with individual supervision from their tutor.

Entry requirements

All candidates must satisfy the Board of Graduate Studies requirements for entry; normally, candidates should have obtained at least a Lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2) or equivalent; graduates are welcome from a range of disciplines where health is an area of interest including biology, organisation sciences, behavioural sciences, social sciences, education, and medical and health sciences; the course is also suitable for health professionals with an interest in undertaking research as part of their professional practice; a taught postgraduate course at Warwick can offer students advanced and detailed study that builds on their first degree and develops specific skills for their chosen career; the School is looking for bright, talented and motivated individuals who are willing to make a real contribution to Graduate study at Warwick.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,730 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,730 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 19,400 per Whole course (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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