Taught course

Health Research

Institution
University of Leeds · Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

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

Course content

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

PGCert

part time
6 months

PGDip

part time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Admissions
Email
lihs-admissions@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 3430 806