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Applied Health Research - MSc by Research

Applied Health Research - MSc by Research

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Full time | University of Birmingham | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Education Research

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our Applied Health Research PhD/MSc by Research programme in the Institute of Applied Health Research will give you the skills needed to contribute to research that tackles global health challenges by preventing illnesses and improving healthcare through community and hospital-based research and methodological innovations.

You will work amongst the very best researchers to produce original and distinctive globally leading research, with the ultimate goal of improving human health and wellbeing.

This programme will give you the quality research training you need to enable you to conduct independent investigative research in a range of research areas in Applied Health including:

  • Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation
  • Child, Maternal and Lifestyle
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Management
  • Health Economics
  • Health Informatics and Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Social Studies in Medicine

You will work closely with your supervisory team who will help you clarify your project and support your development. Your thesis will represent an original contribution to knowledge and demonstrate independent judgement.

Employability

The University of Birmingham is the The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year for Graduate Employment 2016. This coveted accolade places Birmingham as the UK’s number one university for securing a graduate-level job. We have a global reputation for producing sought after graduates and are:

4th for employability in the Guardian University Guide 2017.
the 11th most targeted university by leading employers in the 2016 High Fliers Graduate Market report.
ranked as 65th in the world for employer reputation by QS World University rankings.
listed as 12th in the UK in The Global Employability University Ranking 2016. The rankings illustrate the top 150 universities most frequently selected by global employers.

In the College of Medical and Dental Sciences our average Graduate Employability rate is 97% since 2012. A high proportion of our postgraduate research students go onto roles such as Postdoctoral Researcher, Teaching Fellow, Research Fellow within the University and local NHS hospitals as well as moving into pharmaceutical and research and development sectors.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,565

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,380

Entry requirements

Students need to have an 2:1 honours degree in a subject relevant to the research area.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more