Applied Health Research

MRes, PGCert, 1-2 years, full- or part-time

This is for you if... you want to study and practise applied health research at an advanced level.

Course Description

This postgraduate degree will demonstrate how a range of scientific disciplines can be used to structure inquiry and develop the evidence base for applied health research. You will receive a sound grounding in research methods and research practice, while developing key transferable skills in research practice, critical appraisal, academic writing, project management, communication and presentation of research, and research management, policy, governance and ethics.

Key Facts
Start date
September each year
Department
Health Sciences
Contact

MRes Course Administrator
+44 (0)116 252 5402
mresahr@le.ac.uk

Department of Health Sciences website

Why Leicester?

The University of Leicester Department of Health Sciences is engaged in internationally competitive research across a wide range of topics, including epidemiology, medical statistics, public health, primary care, health services research, and psychiatry.

The Department of Health Sciences at Leicester has approximately 140 academic, research, teaching, and support staff and around 100 taught postgraduate students.

Course Structure

Modules

Modules

Plus your dissertation

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Teaching and Assessment

Each module is taught in blocks of two to three teaching days a week for a total of five or six days per module. Assessment is a mix of oral presentations, assignments and written tests.

You will be allocated a personal tutor as well as a supervisor for your dissertation, which will be assessed by a 15,000-20,000 word written submission and an oral presentation.

Research Stories

Entry Requirements

Relevant 2:1 degree (or equivalent).

English Language Requirements

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

International Qualifications

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Fees and Funding

  • This is the total course fee.

    Starting in September 2017

    • MRes: £7,500
    • PGCert: £6,000

    Specialist Registrars may be able to offset the cost of fees from their study leave budget. Please discuss this with your Clinical Tutor before applying.

    Find out more about fees and funding.

    Did you know you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000, subject to eligibility? (MRes only; not available for PGCert.) 

     


  • This is the total course fee.

    Starting in September 2017

    • MRes: £18,250
    • PGCert: £14,600

    Please note that part-time study is not available to international (non-EU) students.

    Find out more about fees and funding.

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Course Qualification Duration Start Dates Availability
Applied Health Research MRes or PGCert 1 year full-time September each year

Not currently available; contact admissions.

Applied Health Research MRes or PGCert 2 years part-time September each year

Not currently available; contact admissions.

Course
Applied Health Research
Qualification
MRes or PGCert
Duration
1 year full-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability

Not currently available; contact admissions.

Course
Applied Health Research
Qualification
MRes or PGCert
Duration
2 years part-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability

Not currently available; contact admissions.

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