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Social Sciences Research for Healthcare MSc

Social Sciences Research for Healthcare MSc

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Full time | University of Bradford | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Social Sciences Social Research

Course type


Course Summary

The new MSc in Social Sciences Research for Healthcare is suitable for graduates in a broad range of disciplines, as well as healthcare professionals interested in developing a portfolio of social sciences research skills.

The programme provides a unique opportunity to build an understanding of the principles of research design and strategies in a multidisciplinary environment created by staff and students from various healthcare professions. During the programme you will discover a variety of advanced research skills and analytical techniques relevant to your field of study, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods.

Your journey will include aspects of research management as well as dissemination of results consistent with both professional practice and the principles of research ethics.

You will actively engage with the seven interdisciplinary pathways that are central to the White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership vision at Master’s level, introducing the ‘grand challenges’ within each thematic pathway.

The programme is aligned with: Postgraduate Training and Development Guidelines of the Economic and Social Research Council, Objectives of the Health and Care Professions Council, Researcher Development Framework Vitae.


Qualitative,Quantitative and Mixed Research Methods - Core
Professional Skills for Researchers - Core
Independent Research Project - Core
Research Design, Philosophy andWorking Beyond Disciplines - Core

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Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree, at least 2.1 or international equivalent in relevant subject. We may consider lower qualifications if you have appropriate professional experience, in which case we will review a written work sample with your application and hold an interview.

University information

The University of Bradford is a progressive institution which aims to have a positive impact on society through embracing technology-oriented teaching methods and applied research. The university invests heavily in its facilities, and its city-centre campus is built with sustainability at the forefront of its design, such as using hemp-based building materials, edible gardens and even beehives on-site. Bradford has won several awards for its...more