What will I learn?

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. The MRes can be taken full-time over one year or part-time over two years. The PGCert, which includes the modules but not the dissertation, is only available part-time over one year.

Careers and employability

For many graduates our MRes has been a gateway to a research-based career or a means of advancing their career in health or social care using the transferable skills they have obtained. Others have found that the MRes is an excellent foundation for doctoral research and an academic career.

Which department am I in?

Informatics

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,825.00 (US$ 25,382) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2020

Venue

University of Leicester

University Road,

Leicester,

Leicestershire,

LE1 7RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a Bachelors degree with a B average or equivalent GPA or percentage mark they will typically be considered for entry to a Masters degree. Higher marks, either overall or in relevant courses, may be required for admission to some degrees.

For international students

Students need to have relevant 2:1 degree (or equivalent). Students need to have IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English

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There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Leicester is currently home to over 4,000 international students, making it a wonderfully multicultural place to study.

  • A leading UK research university
  • A world top 50 university 2019 (THE Rankings)
  • A progressive, thoughtful and research-driven institution
  • Over 300 degree programmes and courses on offer