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About

Join the Health Research programme at the University of York and learn how to apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods to current, pressing health issues and how to critically assess published research.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The skills you gain on this Health Research programme at the University of York will enable you to pursue a career in research through academia and/or a combination of clinical healthcare practice.

You'll graduate with a multifaceted understanding of health research that is increasingly sought after in healthcare and research environments.

The course is flexible and can be delivered on a full or part-time basis, attracting people who might also be working alongside their study.

Careers and skills

Graduates from this course have followed a broad range of careers. Many have taken up jobs in health research or have gone on to study for PhDs. Others have utilised their research knowledge within healthcare services or attained employment in health policy, including organisations such as the World Health Organization.

Career opportunities

  • PhD study
  • University research fellow
  • Research posts within the health sector
  • Health policy roles within state and third sector organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology 
  • Randomised Controlled Trials  
  • Systematic Reviews  
  • Qualitative Health Research 
  • Health Economics  

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent, or a medical degree. Applications are also welcomed from candidates with a 2:2 (or equivalent) and sufficient relevant work experience eg in the health, research, statistical, government or social development sectors.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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