Bangor University: Applied Health Research
|Institution||Bangor University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Health Sciences|
The MSc in Applied Health Research aims to provide a robust programme 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 programme 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 programme seeks to provide well-rounded education and training in the applied field of research in health sciences.
Through innovative e-learning teaching methods, the student will be provided with interactive and integrated materials and support to advance their individual knowledge and skills whilst participating in a collective form of learning with action learning facilitated by tools such as Blogs and Discussion Boards. Within the programme subject-specialist from the respective research units within the School, including Health Economics and the Clinical Trials Unit., will be involved in the teaching.
The School of Healthcare Sciences is a well-known centre of excellence in postgraduate applied HSR education within the UK and has a distinctive range of expertise within the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research that will support students on the programme.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
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.
Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally ...
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