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MClin Res Clinical Research / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
MClin Res, PGDip Clin Res, PGCert Clin Res
Duration
MClin Res: 1 year (FT); 2 years (PT)
Entry requirements

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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MClin Res N N Y Y
PGDip N N Y Y
PGCert N N N Y

Course overview

  • Develop your research skills if you are a health professional or work in a health-related setting and are looking to advance your career or conduct specific research.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for health subjects (THE World University Rankings 2019)
  • Learn when it suits you through our distance learning approach, which is complemented by workshops at our campus.

Open days

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MClin Res (full-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £10,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £19,500
  • MClin Res (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £5,000 per annum
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,750 per annum
  • PGDip (full-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £8,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,600
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £4,000 per annum
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £7,800 per annum
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £2,000 per annum
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £3,900 per annum

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

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

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Bursaries 

NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships offer successful candidates backfill and fees to undertake MClinRes or other master's level study and to prepare a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship application. You need to apply directly to NIHR for one of these awards.

If you are interested in including the MClinRes in your Fellowship application please contact:

Professor Sue Kirk ( Sue.kirk@manchester.ac.uk ), Programme Director for MClinRes/ Masters in Health and Social Care Research Programme

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Cheryl Johnson
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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