Research course

Global Health: translational and quantitative skills MRes

Lancaster University · Medicine

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree and/or a good pass at Masters level, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline or relevant work experience in governmental, non-governmental or industry organisations.

Months of entry


Course content

With an emphasis in advanced quantitative methods, the MRes in Global Health: translational research and quantitative skills is designed to develop your multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills relevant to translational research for global health.

The degree will give you high-level introductions to key considerations in translational research for global health and to the various contributing methodologies. You will receive core training in statistics, qualitative research methods, foundations of biology and computer programming with R. Options will also be available in subjects such as geospatial data technology, geostatistical and infectious disease models and health economics. The programme is delivered through a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical workshops.
Throughout the year you will have the opportunity to work on a series of thee individual projects, each of about 10,000 words. One project could be undertaken with one of our overseas partners in countries such as Malawi or Ghana.

Fees and funding

All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1524 592032