University of Sheffield: Clinical Research

InstitutionUniversity of Sheffield
Department School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
Telephone 0114 222 5454
Study type Taught


This course is a route into research positions within healthcare settings or doctoral/PhD study.

The course aims to help you develop an in-depth understanding of clinical research processes and techniques and an awareness of practical and regulatory issues. You’ll explore the fundamental concepts and methods in medical statistics, and how to critically appraise statistics in research literature.

The course is for anyone working, or aspiring to work, in the field of clinical research nationally or internationally.

There are two routes available: - Standard route

  • NIHR route for Academic Clinical Fellows in Medicine and Dentistry.

Applicants may also apply using the CPD application process and start by registering for one or two modules and later transfer to a full masters programme.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.


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