Taught course

Clinical Research NIHR

University of East Anglia · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree Subject A health care profession

Degree Classification 2.1 or equivalent

Alternative Qualifications The University will also consider applications from applicants with current registration as a health professional with an appropriate professional statutory regulatory body.

Special Entry Requirements Current Prospective students should belong to a statutorialy registered profession, and have been working for a minimum of a year within the NHS in England.

For more information see our website.

Months of entry

September, April

Course content

The MSc in Clinical Research NIHR is a first step on the HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Pathway for non-medical healthcare professions. This pathway aims to develop clinical researchers who will lead the integration of research into the clinical environment. Successful students have the potential to move through the pathway to Senior Clinical Lectureship positions.

This MSc offers a fully funded studentship including salary replacement and course fees. Students are supported in their dissertations by research active members of the Faculty of Medicine and Health and are given opportunities to present their work at conferences and through publications. We are one of only 10 universities in the UK that delivers an NIHR funded MSc in Clinical Sciences.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s funding options.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591 515