Taught course

Clinical Research

City, University of London · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold 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. Applicants should also be registered with a relevant professional body, have at least one year of experience working as a clinician in the health sector and be currently working in a clinical health care environment. Applicants who 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

A 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.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £8,500 (2015/16), Part-time EU: £4,250 per year (2015/16), Full-time Non EU: £16,000 (2015/16), Part-time Non EU: £8,000 per year (2015/16)
The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January: City University postgraduate scholarships, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, School of Health Sciences International Excellence Scholarships (for international students only)
Bursaries:Funded by the NIHR (National Institute of Health Research), we are offering a limited number of MRes Clinical Research bursaries to health professionals commencing in September 2015. Bursaries will cover salary costs and tuition fees for the duration of the course. Applications for both full-time and part-time enrolment are welcome.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 5790