Taught course

Clinical Research

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

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a clinical 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

September

Course content

Explore the fundamental concepts and methods of health-related research, medical statistics and how to critically appraise research literature and examine the practical and regulatory issues involved in designing and delivering clinical and health-related research projects.

Course description

This course is for people working, or aspiring to work, in the field of clinical or health-related research nationally or internationally. It is a route into research within healthcare, clinical research, academic or commercial settings and is excellent preparation for doctoral/PhD study.

We’ll provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to initiate and undertake high-quality clinical or health-related research projects. You’ll have the opportunity to critically appraise the methods and results of existing research and explore the implications of research for clinical and health-related practice.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to undertake and manage research and be prepared for research careers within national and international clinical and health-related settings.

There are two routes available:

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

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

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
  • 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