Taught course

Research Methods (Health)

University of Nottingham · School of Nursing and Academic Division of Midwifery

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) at undergraduate level. .

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA Research Methods (Health Pathway) will equip students with the in-depth skills required to carry out research in health care. The emphasis throughout is upon linking theoretical and methodological understandings with practical experience of research design and implementation.

Working in a highly stimulating environment, students will learn a variety of methodological approaches and research techniques and develop their ability to critique evidence required for making informed policy decision and clinical recommendations.

This well respected MA course is part of the University of Nottingham's ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).

It will be of particular interest to those working within health care, will prepare students for doctoral-level studies (e.g. PhD); which in turn will open up research career opportunities in the health service or academia, leading to future clinical academic or advanced clinical leadership roles.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Health Sciences' web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559