Taught course

Health Service Research

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must:

  • Be a registered healthcare professional.
  • Hold an honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.

International students must be registered with a relevant professional body in their country of origin.

For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This exciting new course is aimed at health professionals who are currently engaged in applied health research or wish to pursue a career where research is a core component.

It provides you with the opportunity to develop a systematic, in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the nature, purposes, methods and application of research relevant to health services at an individual and/or organisational level.

Through the provision of research training the course aims to enhance the quality and evidence-base of your clinical research, practice and service development. You will be taught in a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning environment that draws on outstanding resources, research and practice expertise.

The course allows you to foster links between research and practice by providing a framework for integrating relevant research, theory and knowledge. This may underpin your professional career aspirations, including further study at Doctoral level.

Information for international students

International students must be registered with a relevant professional body in their country of origin.

For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes.

Fees and funding

In 2018/19 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £6,500.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are interested in studying with us on a part-time basis, please visit our Fees and Finance pages for part-time fee information.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Assistant (H219 FT/H239 PT)
Email
ssprd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1484 472272