Clinical Research

University of Brighton

Master On Campus
12 months
13464 GBP/year
6624 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Clinical Research, offered by University of Brighton, is based in the vibrant research environment of the School of Health Sciences and provides extensive clinical research 



Clinical Research, offered by University of Brighton is suitable for clinicians wishing to pursue a clinical academic career and conforms with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) framework for this level of study. Clinicians will be prepared for a leadership role in research and may be able to progress to doctoral-level studies.


The course gives you the opportunity to develop your clinical research career, and forms part of the National Institute of Health Research Clinical Academic Training Pathway, acting as a platform for progression to doctoral-level research for some graduates.

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • Research Methods for Healthcare
  • Taking Research Forward in Health and Social Care
  • Clinical Research project
  • Qualitative Research
  • Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is open to allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in clinical practice.
  • You should hold current registration with an appropriate regulatory body and meet NHS Trust workforce requirements.
  • Normally you will have a first or upper second class degree in your area of professional practice and have a least one year of clinical practice experience (or part time equivalent).
  • You should normally be working in an NHS Trust which is prepared to maintain a relationship with you during the course, in particular to provide an environment for you to undertake your clinical research project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13464 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13464 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6624 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6624 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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