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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

General Medical Practice Dentistry

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Clinical research programme provides a credit-bearing training opportunity for academic clinical fellows and clinical lecturers in medicine and dentistry.

This programme gives you the opportunity to develop academic research skills within the framework of your busy clinical training programme. It is designed for clinical academic trainees in all specialties and is available for September or January start.

The programme will:

  • Prepare you for a career in academic clinical research
  • Provide formal training in the regulatory and ethical framework for clinical research
  • Develop your key skills in research design, statistical analysis, and critical review
  • Encourage you to engage with public and patients, communicate effectively with different audiences, and understand the importance of communication to the public perception of research
  • Equip you to undertake independent research, including critical thinking and consideration of research impact
  • Meet the requirement of the NIHR and other funders for academic clinical fellows to undertake relevant training in research methodology.

Facilities

  • The William Harvey Research Institute offers state-of-the art core facilities, including a Genome Centre, a flow cytometry and cell sorting station, and in vivoimaging facilities
  • A Learning Resources Centre, open around the clock, with 200 networked PCs solely for the use of postgraduate students
  • Medical libraries located at the Royal London and St Bart's hospitals and at the main university campus at Mile End
  • Access to the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Research access to the British Library

Career paths

If you are an Academic Clinical Fellow or Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary or an associated NHS Trust, this Clinical Research MRes programme will give you credit-bearing research training.

Your relevant training in research methodology will meet the requirements of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and other funders.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Applicants should have MBBS or BDS and be employed as Academic Clinical Fellow or Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary or associated NHS Trusts. Individuals with non-clinical qualifications and employment at Queen Mary or associated NHS Trusts will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more

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