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Health Research MRes (PGCert PGDip)

Health Research MRes (PGCert PGDip)

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Full time | Falmer Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Research Methods (Science) Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The Health Research MRes is based in the vibrant research environment of the School of Health Sciences and provides extensive health research training for professionals working in a health environment. You can exit with PGDip & PGCert awards.

The course is suitable for those working in a health-related field, clinical or non-clinical, who meet the entry requirements. You will be prepared for a leadership role in research and may be able to progress to doctoral-level studies.

How this course is delivered

We've made some changes to the way our courses are taught to keep everyone safe, connected and involved in university life. Now, students have a blend of on-campus and digitally enabled remote learning that provides lots of opportunities to interact and engage with lecturers and other students.


The course gives you the opportunity to develop your health research career by developing your research leadership skills. Many of our students go on to join the NIHR Clinical Academic Training Pathway. The course also acts as a platform for progression to doctoral-level research for some graduates.


Qualitative Research Methods - Core
Research Ethics and Integrity in Health and Social Care - Core
MRes Health Research Dissertation - Core
Qualitative Research - Core

Tuition fees

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Course fees for non-UK/ international students

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Entry requirements

This course is open to allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and other professionals working in clinical practice. You should hold current registration with an appropriate regulatory body and meet NHS Trust workforce requirements. Normally you will have a first or upper second-class degree in your area of professional practice.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offers over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. For students in need of additional financial support, there is a range of...more

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