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Primary Care and Health Services Research MPhil

Primary Care and Health Services Research MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Primary Health Care Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Our MPhil Primary Care and Health Services Research programme enables you to undertake a research project that will provide you will high quality training in applied health research in areas related to primary care. The programme provides key transferable skills in areas such as commercial awareness, academic writing and public engagement. This training equips our postgraduates with the tools to progress beyond their research degree into influential positions within academia, industry and consultancy. The emphasis is on enhancing skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals, whether they relate to effective communication, disseminating research findings and project management skills. This unique programme will enable you to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, whilst also carrying out independent research on your chosen project. Your postgraduate research degree will open up a range of career opportunities after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees is £4,260 for 2018/19 entry. There may be a slight increase in fees for 2019/20 entry.

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

Students need to have an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.