Taught course

Clinical Research

University of Sheffield · School of Health and Related Research

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.

Months of entry


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.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
+44 (0)114 222 5454