Taught course

Health Research

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2.

Experience or insight into related work/study/research is usually required. Health professionals with non-traditional academic backgrounds will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Why study MSc Health Research at BU?

  • This course is also available to be taken as individual CPD units.
  • Research is a fundamental part of providing evidence-based health and social care, ensuring it is based on areas that are of relevance to both clinicians and patients alike.
  • The course takes you through the research process from formulating a suitable research question to designing the study and collecting appropriate data and reporting the findings.
  • Create research outputs to contribute to a portfolio of research experience suitable for applications related to future research study or to further your career in a research team.
  • You’ll learn from and work with academics and clinicians experienced in conducting health and social care research.
  • With a strong focus on involving members of the public and patient groups in your research, you’ll be given training on involving them throughout the process.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44 (0)1202 961916