Master Applied Health Research

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR17620 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
University of Leicester | Leicester, United Kingdom
The course aims to enable students to understand how a range of scientific disciplines can be used to structure inquiry and develop the evidence base for applied health research.

Description of Applied Health Research

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The course aims to enable students to understand how a range of scientific disciplines can be used to structure inquiry and develop the evidence base for applied health research.

The course offers a sound grounding in research methods, research practice, and theory as well as developing key transferable skills in research practice, critical appraisal, academic writing, project management, communication and presentation of research, and research management, policy, governance and ethics.

Duration and mode of study

One year full-time or two years part time.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline August 31
Tuition fee
  • EUR 17620 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5770 Year (EEA)

Home/EU: £4,795 International: £14,645

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Course modules

The course comprises three compulsory modules (Foundations, Quantitative and Qualitative methods) and an extended dissertation. Students successfully completing only the taught modules will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Research.

Teaching and assessment methods

Taught modules will use a variety of assessment methods, including oral presentations, assignments and written tests. Participants who successfully complete the three taught modules are awarded a Certificate in Applied Health Research. The dissertation will be assessed by submission of a protocol, a 15-20,000 word dissertation and an oral examination.

Each module comprises one full day of teaching on the same day each week for five to six weeks. Each student is allocated a personal tutor as well as a supervisor for their dissertation

English Language Requirements

CAE score
193(Grade B)

Requirements for Applied Health Research

Candidates will normally have a relevant first degree (2:1 or higher) or equivalent professional qualification.

Work Experience for Applied Health Research

No work experience is required.

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