Taught course

Clinical Research

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Health and Related Research
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional qualification and experience.

Applications for the NIHR route are only accepted from doctors and dental practitioners enrolled as Academic Clinical Fellows in the local NHS Deanery.

We accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is a route into research positions within healthcare settings or doctoral/PhD study.

The course aims to help you develop an in-depth understanding of clinical research processes and techniques and an awareness of practical and regulatory issues. You’ll explore the fundamental concepts and methods in medical statistics, and how to critically appraise statistics in research literature.

The course is for anyone working, or aspiring to work, in the field of clinical research nationally or internationally.

There are two routes available:

  • Standard route
  • NIHR route for Academic Clinical Fellows in Medicine and Dentistry.

Applicants may also apply using the CPD application process and start by registering for one or two modules and later transfer to a full masters programme.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
scharr-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5454