Taught course

Clinical Science MRes

Institution
University of East Anglia · Norwich Medical School
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Open to students with a good degree in Health (min 2.2 or equivalent) or a related subject. This course is also open to medical students wanting to intercalate after the 4th year of their MBBS/MBChB.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master of Research in Clinical Science is designed for a doctor, nurse or health professional seeking to develop a research-related element in their career.

Study:

Develop the essential skills, awareness and discipline needed to carry out effective, quality research in an ethical, confident and patient-focused style. Students are encouraged to be self-motivated and independently pursue their areas of study and research.

Structure:

Students will pursue a broader, more considered approach to specialist areas of medical research, building upon both practical and scientific abilities. Underlying medical theories are explored alongside the importance of critical reviews in evidence-based medicine.

Teaching:

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences deliver world class research and takes a leading role in the renowned scientific research community in Norwich. The School is building a strong reputation in Population Medicine, Health Economics, and Diet and Health and BioMedicine with laboratory work now being concentrated in the BioMedical Research Centre. The Faculty place a strong emphasis on inter-professional co-operation in teaching and research.

Employability:

This course will help aid enhanced communication for the student as a medical professional. Students of this Masters of Research gain an appreciation of the huge breadth of medicine, benefits of research and the value that health professionals bring to the advancement of knowledge, a valuable understanding for furthering the career of a doctor, nurse or health professional.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7.0 in all component); PTE: 68 (minimum 68 in all components).

Fees and funding

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Scholarships & Bursaries

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:

  • MSc Health Economics
  • MSc Health Research
  • MRes Clinical Science
  • MSc Clinical Research – National Institute for Health Research route
  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • MSc Physician Associate Studies
  • MSc Adult Nursing

Any eligible applicant is invited to apply for a scholarship. As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office or visit the UEA website for further information on funding.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
admissions@uea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1603 591515