About this course
Develop the expertise for a successful clinical academic career, research management role, or further research training on our flexible MRes Clinical and Health Research programme. This master’s degree at the University of Southampton will give you the knowledge and skills you need to work in all aspects of clinical, healthcare or academic research.
You can choose to study this course either full-time or part-time across 2-5 years and at a PGCert, PGDip or master's level.
We have a strong global reputation for research excellence, as well as the latest facilities and leading academics to support it.
Our teaching staff for this programme includes:
- world-renowned clinical academics
- medical sociologists
- health psychologists
- health service researchers
It is all these things together that help make this one of the leading programmes of its kind anywhere in the world.
We have designed this master's clinical and health research for people who want to move into senior clinical roles, including those in leadership and research.
It will also help you develop skills that will assist your doctoral studies if you choose to take this option.
If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:
- a part-time master's - study the same course content over 2 or more years
- a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) - you'll usually study for around 15 weeks and will not need to write a dissertation
- a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) - you'll usually study for around 30 weeks and will not need to write a dissertation
You can also take a single module as part of continuing professional development (CPD). Explore modules that are available as CPD
Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.
Your course leader is a lecturer within Health Sciences, with research interests in the delivery of urgent care services, and the use of mixed methods in applied health services research. Visit Dr Joanne Turnbull’s staff profile to learn more about her work.
This course is based at Highfield.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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Changes due to COVID-19
Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.
Find out more on our COVID advice page.