Health Research Methods (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2550 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 6630 per year

All study options

About Health Research Methods at University of Birmingham

This programme will equip you with the skills needed to understand the critical elements in planning, undertaking, and analysing research in health care. These are vital skills for anyone wanting to develop or enhance their career in health care and health-related research. If you wish to study this programme to Postgraduate Diploma level then you will need to complete the taught elements of the programme but will not need to complete a dissertation, which is only available to those studying for the Masters. This modular multidisciplinary programme offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters in Health Research Methods and is particularly suitable for: clinical and allied health professionals (including doctors, nurses, midwives, dietitians, physiotherapists), laboratory-based scientists wishing to further understand or transition to population-based research, graduates looking to launch their career in health research, intercalating medical students who have completed at least three years of full-time study, those in the commercial health care sector (including the pharmaceutical or devices industries), public sector organisations (including local government), NGOs, voluntary sector and charities, foundation skills for postgraduate research programmes (including PhD). The aims of the course are to provide a world class programme that meets the needs of those wanting or needing: a detailed understanding of the range of methodologies and analyses utilised in applied health research, the necessary skills to critically interpret the findings of health research resulting from different methodologies.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2550 per yearInternational course feesGBP 6630 per year
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPostgraduate DiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 5100 per yearInternational course feesGBP 13260 per year
  • The awardPostgraduate DiplomaHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2550 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.

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