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MResClinical Health Research

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

This programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health related research component to their career. Guided by a supervision team you will undertake a research project and gain confidence in using research methods, project management, and research governance.

There is an opportunity to work alongside existing research staff on established research projects. In Nursing and Midwifery we are particularly interested in supporting applicants who wish to research palliative and end of life care across the life span, and in various healthcare settings.

Programme structure

You will study 3 taught modules (20 M level credits each) and submit a thesis which reports your research project findings (nominally 120M level credits).
Compulsory modules (2x20 M level credits)

Research Methods (Distance Learning) or Research Methodology
Project Management and Research Governance (Distance Learning)
The taught modules provide opportunity for flexible learning, with the Research Methods and Programme Management and Research Governance both delivered online. The Developing Evidence Based Practice is delivered on campus.

You will select one option module from those on offer (20 M level credits), for example:

Epidemiology, statistics and research methods
Qualitative research methods
Mixed methods in research
Research Methodology in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Career opportunities

University recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market.

Here are just a few ways in which we can help postgraduates to get ahead:

Careers Networking opportunities
Effective careers strategy toolkit
Year planner for all postgraduate students
Masters Career Coaching Workshops

The Careers Network also have subject specific careers consultants and advisers for each College so you can be assured the information you receive will be relevant to your subject area. They also have a dedicated careers website for international students where you can find useful resources and information.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States