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Clinical and Health Sciences with Clinical Research MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Our Clinical and Health Sciences with Clinical Research MSc, PGDip and PGCert offer the ability to tailor your educational needs to your professional interests.

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Important application information

Our Clinical and Health Sciences CPD module (programme code – 6047p) is open for applications for the following start dates:

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024

You can apply for this module via our application portal

When applying for a CPD module, please include the module name and code you wish to study in your personal statement, eg 'I would like to study the CPD Clinical Trials module (MCR8015).'

Our other Clinical and Health Sciences courses (MSc, PGDip, PGCert) have been withdrawn. This means that we won’t be able to accept applications for these courses.

You can apply for other courses for 2023 entry related to your subject of interest, such as:


Our PGDip, PGCert and MSc Clinical and Health Sciences with Clinical Research offer a flexible way for you to develop your career in research.

These courses are ideal for:

  • health professionals
  • clinical research support staff
  • people working in education and industry who aspire to become independent researchers
  • clinical academics or clinical researchers

You'll plan, conduct and write up clinical research, focused on your professional role.

Applicants will already have a primary qualification (eg MBBS, BDS, BSc). They'll also be working in health or life sciences field.

The courses have a flexible approach for sustainable and compatible career pathways. They address the needs of a modern health service.

Course development is a collaborative effort between:

  • Newcastle University
  • Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • the NIHR Newcastle Training School

They are part of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing and Chronic Disease

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Questions about this course?

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Programme Coordinator
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3912


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