You will develop in-depth knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of research and skills in research methods relevant to applied research in a range of contemporary health and social care settings.
Most of the units that make up this course are shared with other students on master's and PhD programmes at Manchester.
Please note this course is not designed to develop the knowledge and skills for a laboratory-based research career.
Teaching and learning
The course content is primarily delivered online, giving you more flexibility over how you learn. You will also attend two four-day introductory and winter study schools and two mid-semester study days, allowing you to learn face-to-face and meet other students and staff at Manchester.
We use digital technology to ensure our supervision of and communications with students meet the high standards required for the learning process to work. This includes:
- individual and group web-based audio-visual tutorials;
- web-based collaboration areas and discussion boards
- shared digital documents;
- online, phone and face-to-face support from supervisors and academic advisors;
- peer support through course-specific discussion boards and face-to-face meetings.
This Clinical Research course from The University of Manchester is predominantly aimed at professionals from a range of disciplines who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in health research.
It is aimed at those who wish to pursue clinical academic research careers e.g. clinicians, research nurses, clinical trials coordinators.
The course provides comprehensive training in research, providing an excellent foundation for students who wish to go on to study for a PhD.
- MResearch Dissertation
- Critical appraisal and evidence synthesis
- Quantitative design and analysis
- Qualitative design and analysis
- Research Design
- Managing research in the clinical setting
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesHealth Sciences View 249 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
Academic entry qualification overview
- We require an honours first degree (Upper Second or above) in a relevant subject from an approved higher education institution. We may consider applicants with a Lower Second degree if you include documented evidence of exceptional innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and publications in your application.
- For part-time students, we also require written support from your employer to attend the course and complete any necessary requirements.
International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
MClin Res (part-time distance learning)
- UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750 per annum
- International students (per annum): £9,500 per annum
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.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!