Research course

MSc by Research (Warwick Medical School)

University of Warwick · Warwick Medical School

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 undergraduate degree or Merit in Master’s degree

English language requirements

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band A
  • IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.
  • Band B
  • Overall IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 and minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 and above.

(The above depending on the course title).

Months of entry


Course content

Make a difference in healthcare on the MSc by Research at Warwick Medical School. With outstanding expertise, techniques and facilities at your fingertips, Warwick Medical School offers you the ideal opportunity to gain confidence and relevant research skills.

An MSc by Research is the ideal opportunity to pursue an independent research project for one year to gain relevant research experience before applying for a PhD programme.

For professionals working in a clinical setting, this degree can provide the support you need to:

Undertake research that will improve your health care practice

Understand your patients' needs better, improve their health outcomes and your decision-making, change care pathways and improve service organisation

Enable others to learn from you

If you enjoy the research and make excellent progress, it is possible to convert to studying for a PhD.

Course codes

  • Medical Sciences: P-A35P
  • Health Sciences: P-B92P
  • Medicine: P-A32P

Teaching and learning

You will go through a formal review process after four months (eight months for part-time students). Final assessment will be by submission of a thesis (and a viva examination if deemed necessary by the examiners).

Fees and funding

See University website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
024 7657 4058