Here at the University of Southampton we give you the opportunity to study for a masters in health research through the MRes Clinical and Health Research programme.
This course is suitable for all those engaged in the management and conduct of healthcare research, or those who wish to pursue this line of work in the future.
At the Faculty of Health Sciences our research credentials are many and far reaching. For example, we are proud to be a member of the Russell Group: a collective of UK universities that are committed to conducting research and providing research led learning. What is more, we are well known, both at home and abroad, for our world class academics and excellent facilities.
It is all these things together that make us such attractive option for many people wishing to achieve a health research masters.
To enrol on the MRes and achieve your masters in health research you will need a first degree (2:2 minimum) from an approved institution of higher education. If you do not have this you may still be accepted onto the course if you can show evidence of professional experience and appropriate alternative qualifications.
You can complete this health research masters programme over one year full time or up to five years part time, making it a particularly flexible option. Furthermore, it is a recognised component of the National Institute of Health Research Clinical Academic Careers Training Pathway.
There are a number of learning methods on this masters in health research course. These include: practical sessions, action learning groups, and the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, along with self directed project work.
You will be assessed according to your research proposal, critical appraisal of literature, presentations and project reports, as well as your empirical dissertation.
To find out more about this health research masters, just go to the Health Sciences website and find the MRes Clinical and Health Research page. The address is www.southampton.ac.uk/healthsciences