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Clinical Research, MRes/PG Cert

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The healthcare profession depends on information gained through quality research. At King’s you can join a world-leading research environment and develop your clinical or academic research career by getting involved in the projects that interest you the most.

Key benefits

  • You’ll learn from researchers with varied experience across health, clinical and social care
  • You’ll explore contemporary issues and conduct research that has an impact on healthcare
  • We support you to publish your work in high-quality peer-reviewed journals

Career prospects

A completed Clinical Research MRes at King's College London will indicate to actual and potential employers that you have the abilities and characteristics required of nurses working in more advanced positions. As such, some graduates move on to more senior nursing roles, while others pursue a clinical-academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
  •  Evidence Based Decision-Making in Health Care
  •  Advanced Assessment Skills for Non Medical Practitioners
  •  Skeletal Muscle Function
  •  Health Economics and Health Policy, Basic Epidemiology and Statistics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Normally a Bachelor's degree with minimum 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) and a professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council or Health Professionals Council (or equivalent experience). 
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic. 
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9990 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9990 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-time 
  • Home/EU fees: £4,995 per year  
  • Overseas fees: £10,650 per year 

PG Cert Fees

  • Home/EU fees: £3,330 per year  
  • Overseas fees: £7,100 per year 
      • Living costs for London

        • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
          Living Costs

        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

        Funding

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