Master Applied Health Research

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP16715 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
University of Leicester
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


This postgraduate degree will demonstrate how a range of scientific disciplines can be used to structure inquiry and develop the evidence base for applied health research. You will receive a sound grounding in research methods and research practice, while 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.

Teaching and Assessment

Each module is taught in blocks of two to three teaching days a week for a total of five or six days per module. Assessment is a mix of oral presentations, assignments and written tests.

You will be allocated a personal tutor as well as a supervisor for your dissertation, which will be assessed by a 15,000-20,000 word written submission and an oral presentation.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline August 31
Tuition fee
  • GBP 16715 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 5470 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Course modules

  • Fundamentals of Applied Health Research
  • Quantitative Methods in Applied Health Research
  • Qualitative Methods in Applied Health Research

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Applied Health Research

  • Relevant 2:1 degree (or equivalent).

Work Experience for Applied Health Research

No work experience is required.

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