Taught course

Clinical Research

City, University of London · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have:

  • an upper second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution with an upper second-class mark or international equivalent in a dissertation.
  • significant clinical experience, and can demonstrate the ability to undertake Level 7 academic studies as determined by successful completion of a recognised HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme Internship.

If you are registered with a relevant professional body, have at least one year of experience working as a clinician in the health sector and are currently working in a clinical healthcare environment may be considered.

If you do not have relevant employment experience but have plans for a future career path in clinical academic research may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This course has been designed for students who wish to develop their quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis, from basic to advanced levels to advance their careers and become leaders in their clinical field.

Knowledge and critical understanding of clinical research methods are becoming increasingly important skills for all professionals in the health, social care and private sectors, where an evidence based approach, supported by academic rigour is crucial to decision making, clinical practice and delivery of integrated services.

The MRes Clinical Research will provide you with training in quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis from basic to advanced levels as well as provide opportunities to apply this research knowledge to clinical settings.

We will enable you to produce high quality, publishable research and give you the skills and knowledge to develop your clinical academic research career to become a leader in your clinical field.

You will learn from experts in clinical research who are renowned nationally and internationally.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 5790