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Funded Postgraduate Courses for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work (ranked number one for nursing and midwifery research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise), is offering a new set of masters degrees, to be delivered by face-face and on-line learning methods and individual supervision. Fully funded places (salary and course fees) are available to practitioners who want to develop as a clinical researcher, for courses starting in September 2009. This is an ideal opportunity for people wishing to remain in clinical practice but who want to extend their research skills and knowledge. The courses also provide an excellent foundation for a research career and further study at PhD level.

MClin Res/MRes Health and Social Care

Studied over one year full-time or two years part-time, these courses provide a comprehensive education and training in research. Modules will include:

  • Foundations of research
  • Research design
  • Critical appraisal and evidence synthesis
  • Quantitative research design and analysis
  • Qualitative research design and analysis and statistics
  • A dissertation unit - undertaking of a supervised, research project relevant to Health and/or Social Care


Any nurses, midwives and AHPs applying would have the support of the Trustís nurse consultants and Professor Christi Deaton (Chair of Nursing at UHSM). If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Professor Christi Deaton.