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MClin Res Clinical Research University of Manchester

UK

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Summary

Course description

Our MClin Res Clinical Research course is aimed at health professionals and others working in a health setting who want to develop careers in clinical research, clinical and academic practice, or academic research with a strong clinical practice component.

You will develop in-depth knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of research and skills in research methods relevant to applied research in a range of contemporary health and social care settings.

The course is mainly delivered online, but is complemented by two compulsory four-day campus-based introductory and winter study schools, and one mid-semester study day in Semesters 1 and 2.

Most of the units that make up this course are shared with other students on master's and PhD programmes at Manchester.

Please note this course is not designed to develop the knowledge and skills for a laboratory-based research career.

Aims

Our course has been designed to provide health professionals and others working in a health setting with the skills needed to conduct and manage research in clinical and health and social care settings, and to develop careers in clinical research, clinical and academic practice, or academic research with a strong clinical practice component.

The aims of the course are to:

  • enable you to further develop systematic, in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the nature, purposes, methods and application of research relevant to clinical/health care practice at an individual and/or organisational level;
  • contribute to building capacity and capability for research and evidence-based practice by equipping you with in-depth knowledge and essential skills to critically appraise, apply, design and undertake high quality research in a range of clinical/health care settings;
  • enhance the quality and evidence base for clinical research, practice and service development through the provision of robust research training in a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning environment that draws on outstanding resources and research and practice expertise;
  • promote lifelong learning in students and enhance opportunities to pursue a variety of research careers and/or further research training which support and advance clinical knowledge, research and practice;
  • equip you with key transferable skills in critical reasoning and reflection, effective communication, team and multi-disciplinary working, use of IT/health informatics, logical and systematic approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.

Coursework and assessment

We will assess your progress using a variety of summative assessment methods that enable the integration of theory and practice. They also build on the continuous formative assessment exercises that come with each individual unit, which include interactive, stimulating online exercises with regular self-assessment and feedback.

Career opportunities

This course is predominantly aimed at professionals from a range of disciplines who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in health research.

It is aimed at those who wish to pursue clinical academic research careers e.g. clinicians, research nurses, clinical trials coordinators.

The course provides comprehensive training in research, providing an excellent foundation for students who wish to go on to study for a PhD.

Students can also exit with PGDip Clin Res, PGCert Clin Res awards.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MClin Res Clinical Research.

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees

£19,500.00 (20,16,694) per year

The fees quoted will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

From

Sep-21

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees

£9,750.00 (10,08,347) per year

The fees quoted will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

From

Sep-21

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirement for international students

We require an honours first degree (Upper Second or above) in a relevant subject from an approved higher education institution. We may consider applicants with a Lower Second degree if you include documented evidence of exceptional innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and publications in your application. For part-time students, we also require written support from your employer to attend the course and complete any necessary requirements. International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system. Specifically, we require a minimum of: IELTS 7.0, with a score of 6.5 or above in each component; TOEFL 623 paper based; TOEFL 106 internet based (with a minimum score of 20 in each component); TOEFL 250 computer based; GCSE English grade C

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Scholarships

Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Manchester.

Alumni Fund PhD Award in Social Cohesion, Regenerative Medicine, Science & Society, Cancer 2015.

Value of scholarship

8,27,362 - 16,54,723

Application details:

Please contact the relevant faculty administrator. Faculty of Engineering and Physical Science: Lee Wilkinson Academic Services Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 8990 Email: eps-subs@manchester.ac.uk Faculty of Humanities: Anusarin Lowe Postgraduate Resarch Administrator Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 3275 Email: anusarin.lowe@manchester.ac.uk Faculty of Life Sciences: Jessica Bowler Postgraduate Recruitment Officer Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 5537 Email: jessica.bowler@manchester.ac.uk Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences: James Power Postgraduate Recruitment Officer Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 1436 Email: james.k.power@manchester.ac.uk

Eligibility requirements:

Detailed requirements are determined by each Faculty. However, a high academic standard is required with an expected 2:1 or higher. Evidence of performance and anticipated graduation result may be requested during application process. This funding is available in all subject areas across the University. This funding is available to Full time students. This funding is available to all nationalities. This award can be held alongside other awards. Awards are reserved for current final-year undergraduate students at Manchester who are considering staying on for PhD study at the University, and also those who graduated from The University of Manchester within the last 4 years. Candidates must study in the following areas in any of the four faculties of the university: Social Cohesion, Regenerative Medicine, Science & Society, Cancer 2015. World Poverty or Carbon Reduction.

Who can apply:

All international

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