University of Sheffield

Degree level: Postgraduate

Clinical Research (Taught)

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Course summary

Explore the fundamental concepts and methods of health-related research, medical statistics and how to critically appraise research literature and examine the practical and regulatory issues involved in designing and delivering clinical and health-related research projects. Course description This course is for people working, or aspiring to work, in the field of clinical or health-related research nationally or internationally. It is a route into research within healthcare, clinical research, academic or commercial settings and is excellent preparation for doctoral/PhD study. We’ll provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to initiate and undertake high-quality clinical or health-related research projects. You’ll have the opportunity to critically appraise the methods and results of existing research and explore the implications of research for clinical and health-related practice. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to undertake and manage research and be prepared for research careers within national and international clinical and health-related settings. There are two routes available:

  • Standard route
  • NIHR route for Academic Clinical Fellows in Medicine and Dentistry.
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Course details


How to apply

International applicants

English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a clinical subject or equivalent professional qualification and experience. Applications for the NIHR route are only accepted from doctors and dental practitioners enrolled as Academic Clinical Fellows in the local NHS Deanery. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.


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Clinical Research at University of Sheffield - UCAS