12 months
25400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop the expertise for a successful clinical academic career, research management role, or further research training at the flexible Clinical and Health Research MRes programme offered by the University of Southampton. This degree at the University of Southampton will give you the knowledge and skills you need to work in all aspects of clinical, healthcare or academic research.


Course Details

You can choose to study this course either full-time or part-time across 2-5 years and at a PGCert, PGDip or master's level.

This Clinical and Health Research MRes programme offered by the University of Southampton has a strong global reputation for research excellence, as well as the latest facilities and leading academics to support it.

Our teaching staff for this programme includes:

  • world-renowned clinical academics
  • medical sociologists
  • health psychologists
  • epidemiologists
  • health service researchers

It is all these things together that help make this one of the leading programmes of its kind anywhere in the world.

We have designed this master's clinical and health research for people who want to move into senior clinical roles, including those in leadership and research.

It will also help you develop skills that will assist your doctoral studies if you choose to take this option.

Career Opportunities

The ‘clinical research in practice' and ‘developing research skills' modules will bring all MRes students together in order to maximise support and shared learning opportunities. You will be assessed according to your research proposal, critical appraisal of literature, presentations and project reports, as well as your empirical dissertation. All assignments have been designed to help you to integrate theory and practice - optimising your critical thinking skills and ultimately improving your clinical research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Qualitative Research Methods
  • Clinical Research in Practice
  • Developing Research Skills
  • Designing and Conducting Clinical Research
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You'll need a 2:2 degree in a subject such as:

  • nursing
  • medicine
  • biological sciences
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • midwifery
  • dentistry
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • occupational therapy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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