Taught course

Clinical and Health Research

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant subject from an approved higher education institution; current relevant job contract in a clinical or research area; others are considered for admission if they can provide evidence of appropriate qualifications (e.g. diploma in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, nursing, or speech and language therapy) with evidence of continued professional and educational development.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative programme is run by Health Sciences and offers graduates with clinical backgrounds the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills relevant to carrying out research in clinical practice and healthcare settings. Assessment methods are designed to help you integrate theory and practice, maximise critical thinking skills and advance your clinical and health research skills.
Core modules:
  • Clinical Research in Practice, Dissertation (MSc)
  • Applied Qualitative Research Methods;
  • Research Methods for Improving Health Services;
  • Developing Research Skills;
  • Designing, Implementing and Communicating Research.

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500