Masters | Postgraduate Course - Applied Health Services Research MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
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Email:pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Course Fees
20/19/20 TBC
Start Month(s)
September
Contact Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Applied Health Services Research MSc

Study Details

MSc Full time 1 year; Part time 2-3 years

The global burden of disease and challenges of safe and accessible health services means that more than ever we need to be developing, testing, evaluating and implementing evidence-based healthcare in highly complex situations.

This programme has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful change and gain a comprehensive grounding in health services research methods as a platform for developing a career as a health researcher.

It is suitable for those from a wide variety of backgrounds including:

  • Science, mathematics and social science graduates
  • Medical researchers
  • Academic clinical fellows
  • Nurses
  • Allied healthcare
  • Healthcare professionals wishing to develop their research skills

Module details

  • Core Concepts in Applied Health Services Research
  • Implementation Science
  • Evidence Synthesis for Health Services Research
  • Leading Change in Health Services
  • Qualitative Methods and Process Evaluations
  • Statistics as Applied to Health
  • Clinical Trials
  • Health Economics
  • Independent research project/Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency.

Student Destinations

This programme is designed to enable health professionals from a variety of disciplines to gain expertise, in order to become a more effective and confident practitioner. It is suitable for medical researchers, academic clinical fellows, nurses, midwives, allied healthcare professionals and public health professionals. This course is also suitable for graduates without clinical training (e.g. psychologists, sociologists) who wish to gain a comprehensive grounding in health services research methods as a platform for developing a career as a health researcher. Flexible part-time delivery enables study around existing commitments.