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MSc Applied Health Research

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Alcuin College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Learn how to apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods to current, pressing health issues and how to critically assess published research.

The skills you gain on this course will enable you to pursue a career in research through academia and/or a combination of clinical healthcare practice.

You'll graduate with a multifaceted understanding of health research that is increasingly sought after in healthcare and research environments.

The course is flexible and can be delivered on a full or part-time basis, attracting people who might also be working alongside their study.

Course content

Our course will equip you with a wide range of applied health research skills to enable you to become a proficient and confident researcher. You will be taught by academics who will draw on their experience to provide you with an excellent grounding in applied health research methods including systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials, epidemiology, health economics, statistics and qualitative methods.

Careers and skills

Graduates from this course have followed a broad range of careers. Many have taken up jobs in health research or have gone on to study for PhDs. Others have utilised their research knowledge within healthcare services or attained employment in health policy, including organisations such as the World Health Organization.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,240per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

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