Why study this course?
- You will gain an advanced understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods in a global health care context. The programme provides in-depth knowledge and practical experience of the range of methodologies and analyses applied in health-related research and will enable critical interpretation of the findings of health research resulting from different methodologies
- This Health Research Methods programme from University of Birmingham is run and taught by researchers and lecturers actively involved in leading health research nationally and internationally.
- The programme has a modular nature which allows the flexibility for participants to shape the programme to fit their needs and teaching takes place in one-week blocks.
- The programme is delivered in a progressive dynamic environment of up-to-date health research that employs rigour, discipline, and high standards.
- The University of Birmingham is a thriving and dynamic institution that combines over a century of heritage with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education. It is ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions for clinical, pre-clinical and health. With world-leading activity across a range of subjects, it remains one of the UK’s most broadly-based research-led universities.
The programme provides a range of benefits for potential future employment and the flexibility of module choice enables learning tailored to meet your specific needs.
For example, the programme:
- provides an excellent basis for a future study towards a PhD in health
- develops further skills to augment progression in your current or next position
- enhances your role within the commercial health care sector (e.g. pharmaceutical, devices and related industries)
- develops your health research skills within the clinical and allied health professions, public sector including local government, NGOs, voluntary sectors and charities
- provides a robust foundation for a transition or entry to population-based health research from a laboratory research background (this is a frequent transition which many of those teaching on the programme have followed, including both Programme Directors) or as a new graduate wishing to launch your career in health research
- to develop skills in applying translational research methodologies
- Epidemiology Statistics and Research Methods
- Practical Epidemiology and Statistics
- Health Care Evaluation and Commissioning
- Health Economics
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Principles of Health Technology Assessment
- Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Administration Health Sciences View 450 other Masters in Health Administration in United Kingdom
Enthusiasm and commitment are vital, while formal entry requirements include:
- usually a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in medicine, a life/ biological science or another relevant subject
- an interest in health research methods
- an interest in evidence-based healthcare
- other classes of degree and or relevant professional qualifications
- experience of working in health or a related field
International20430 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20430 GBP per year
National9810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9810 GBP per year
- UK: £4,905 part-time
- International: £10,215 part-time
- UK: £6,540 full-time; part-time £3270
- International: £13,620 full-time
- UK: £3,270 full-time; £1,635 part-time
- International: £6,810 full-time
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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