A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent. If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.
Months of entry
- the factors that can influence the health of populations
- the provision of health and health care
- research skills
- how to apply research findings to improve health and the delivery of health care services
Information for international studentsTo study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.5 overall (with at least 7.0 in writing). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
See our funding page.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
PGDip by research
Course contact details
- Helen Fenwick, Medical Sciences Graduate School
- +44 (0) 191 208 8755