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Applied Health Research

Bangor University
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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Program description

Applied Health Research

Do you want the knowledge and research expertise to be at the forefront of Health Services Research in your field? The MSc in Applied Health Research aims to provide a robust program that enables students with an interest in developing a specific knowledge base and skill set to develop their capability to complete health sciences research. It is focused on the needs of clinicians, clinical leaders and those wishing to develop a career in applied research and will equip students with the advanced skills needed to design, implement and evaluate healthcare research. It is underpinned by the highly-ranked research expertise in the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research.

It is focused on the requirements of clinicians, clinical leaders, health managers and those wishing to develop a career in applied researcher and will equip students with the advanced skills required to design, implement and evaluate healthcare research which could enhance their current role by a greater understanding and capability in applied research. The program provides a grounding in an overview of research methodologies and approaches prior to an introduction to core subject areas, including health economics and basic trial design prior to greater focus on more advanced trial design. In this way, the program seeks to provide well-rounded education and training in the applied field of research in health sciences.

This is course is also available in part-time basis.

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Admission requirements

Admission by undergraduate degree:

Prospective applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (of at least 2(ii) or above) and provide a strong personal statement and reference and/or mature student status with appropriate professional qualifications.

Alternatively, possession of a suitable qualification and work experience will be considered

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Core modules:

  • E-Research Methods
  • Basic Trial Design
  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • E-Epidemiology

Optional modules:

  • Trials in complexity
  • E-Social & Behavioural Science
  • Applied Evaluation and review

Research Thesis

Students will be able to choose a topic that suits their professional or organisational goals.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a postgraduate diploma or postgraduate certificate (PGDip/PGCert).

Career opportunities

This course is intended to support the academic and career progression of professionals within the health services sector that are working in, or aspiring to, roles that utilise applied health services research. This maybe within UK or international health care organisations. Graduates will be well placed to take advantage of role developments in health care and health services research. The program will enable the individual to develop graduate, lifelong learning skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and the use and of evidence based practice to enhance current professional and academic skills; this in turn will develop transferable skills which will enhance the employability of the registered professional overall.

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Bangor University

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Why study at Bangor University

Gold rated teaching

Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A top 10 university

The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

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Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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