MClin Res Clinical Research / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2021

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Academic entry qualification overview

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.

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here).

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 

See further information about requirements for your country .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Other entry requirements

We also require applicants to have:
  • two days per week minimum study time for part-time students) or full-time hours availability for full-time students;
  • consistent computer and IT access;
  • a PC or device that will enable you to connect with university learning platforms and video calling;
  • a webcam,  Skype, Zoom.