1 year
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 8,497
GBP 6,030
Foreign students
USD 17,882
GBP 12,690
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

There is increasing demand for high quality clinical research to underpin practice, and exciting new career pathways are available for suitably qualified practitioners to lead and develop this research provision.

This course is based in the vibrant research environment of the Clinical Research Centre and provides extensive clinical research training for allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in a clinical environment.

The course is suitable for clinicians wishing to pursue a clinical academic career and conforms with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) framework for this level of study. Clinicians will be prepared for a leadership role in research and may be able to progress to doctoral-level studies.

The School of Health Sciences has been newly granted two health research training awards, securing funding from the NIHR.

Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience:

  • This course is open to allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in clinical practice.
  • You should hold current registration with an appropriate regulatory body and meet NHS Trust workforce requirements.
  • Normally you will have a first or upper second class degree in your area of professional practice and have a least one year of clinical practice experience (or part time equivalent).
  • You should normally be working in an NHS Trust which is prepared to maintain a relationship with you during the course, in particular to provide an environment for you to undertake your clinical research project.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 7.0 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.