You will already have successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Research before joining the Diploma. The Certificate provides 60 credits, the additional four modules you will study on the Diploma make your total credits up to 120.
We also welcome people who have not studied the Certificate but want to attend individual modules. They should hold a degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, a profession allied to medicine, health management, a biological science, or have relevant vocational experience.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information contact the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Admissions Team.
Months of entry
November, October, September, May, April, March
The Health Research PGDip offers intermediate research training to health professionals, research staff and research students. Modules include Statistical Methods, Systematic Reviews, Clinical Trials, Applied Qualitative Health Research and Health Economics. Classes include a lively mix of students from a range of health disciplines.
The programme offers high quality learning and teaching and is aimed at people with a professional interest in researching health and healthcare, often undertaken within National Health Service settings. The academic staff who teach you are active health researchers.
You’ll have access to University facilities, including the Health Sciences Library, which provides computing facilities, a broad range of books and journals and a quiet environment for private study.
You register initially for the Postgraduate Certificate programme. On satisfactory completion of the Certificate you may progress to the Postgraduate Diploma. All programmes are part time and flexible.
Information for international students
This course requires an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.
Fees and funding
Please see the scholarship page for more details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Admissions
- +44 (0)113 3430 806