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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Medicine (General) Research Methods (Science)

Course type


Course Summary

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop the research skills you need to undertake clinical research within the field of health. The course focuses on preparing you to undertake clinically relevant research and develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills within a range of primary and secondary research methodologies. You also can develop skills in project management, research governance and writing for publication and to gain an in-depth understanding of the context of health-related research and policy.

The course enables you to:

  • develop the skills and expertise necessary to undertake clinically relevant research
  • develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a wide range of research methodologies and data analysis techniques relevant to clinical practice
  • foster a commitment to life-long learning and the independent learning ability necessary for a clinical research career.

A flexible approach to course delivery has been taken. You can choose to study either by attending taught sessions, through distance learning or through flexible learning (a combination of both attendance and distance).

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module is focused on learning about the practical, everyday aspects of the management of primary (‘live’) research projects in health-related areas. You will be introduced to the principles and practices of effective research project management. This module focuses primarily on the second and third stages in the life-cycle of the research project (the execution and dissemination stages). You will learn about: the basics of costing research projects, how to engage in good ethical practice, some of the issues involved in the effective management of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) (including those relating to safety reporting) and the good management of sensitive data.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a relevant degree at 2.2 levels or above.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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