MSc Clinical Research
The MSc in Clinical Research has several different routes applicable to different groups of students. All routes include generic core modules that cover a range of topics that will enable students to plan and undertake clinical research. In addition to this there are a number of optional modules that cover a wide range of relevant topics from which the student can choose the most appropriate for their specific needs.
Generic Route (1 year full-time or up to 5 years part-time)
The generic route is open to all UK and overseas graduates with an appropriate educational background, wishing to pursue a career in clinical research. The module covers a range of core skills necessary for the planning, development and management of clinical research, teaching in the practical aspects and ethical and regulatory requirements for clinical research, optional modules focusing on specific areas of interest and a dissertation that provides the final step towards gaining the knowledge and practical skills to become an independent researcher.
NIHR Route for Nurses Midwives and Allied Health Professions(1 year full-time or 2 years years part-time)
The MSc in Clinical Research for Nurses Midwives and Allied Health Professions was established as part of the NIHR clinical academic training pathway and is open to those on the relevant UK professional register who have at least one years experience in clinical practice and are currently employed by the NHS or other healthcare organisation commissioned to provide services to the NHS. Students accepted for this course may be eligible for a limited number of NIHR bursaries that cover the full course fees and full salary replacement costs for their employers. For more details about this route please see the link on the left hand side.
UK and Overseas Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals who do not meet the criteria for this route may be eligible for the generic route.
NIHR route for Academic Clinical Fellows (ACFs) in Medicine and Dentistry (1 year full-time or up to 5 years part-time)
The NIHR ACF route is open to medical and dental practitioners enrolled as Academic Training Fellows in the local NHS Deanery and has been designed specifically around the ACF Clinical and Research Training Programmes. For further details specific to this course, please click on the link on the left hand side.
UK and Overseas Doctors and Dentists who do not meet the criteria for this route may be eligible for the generic route.
For more information please contact:
Teaching Support Unit
Clinical Research Admin
ScHARR Regent Court
30 Regent Street
Sheffield, S1 4DA