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Two bursaries for Health Research

06/04/2003 11:45:50

The Institute for Health Research is pleased to announce the availability of TWO bursaries to support part-time taught masters students. These are available from October 2003 and will provide support for two years part-time study, subject to satisfactory progress. Each bursary is worth £1,435.00 per annum and is designed to cover the part-time fees for a home/EU student. Full-time students will also be considered.

MA/PgDip in Health Research

This exciting and highly successful programme has been specifically designed for those working in primary care, nursing and allied professions. It provides an opportunity to develop the knowledge and research skills to critically analyse the research literature and to design and conduct research in health and healthcare.

The programme comprises six taught modules (two compulsory) and a dissertation. Options include:

research methods in health (quantitative and qualitative); medical statistics; evaluating health programmes; health and environment; citizenship in healthcare; health science and policy making; gender and health; research skills in practice.

MRes in Health and Social Care

The MRes is an innovative course for those working in health and social care and who have some previous research experience. The focus is on undertaking advanced independent research, with training in the critical and methodological skills to achieve this.

The programme includes 3 taught modules (one compulsory) and a major dissertation component.

Doctoral Studies

The Institute also welcomes applications from suitably qualified people to work towards MPhil/PhD in the broad field of health.

The above programmes can be taken either full or part-time.

For an information pack please telephone Sheryl Coultas on 01524 592127 or e-mail: quoting reference number: HT/03.