The global burden of disease and challenges of safe and accessible health services means that more than ever we need to be developing, testing, evaluating and implementing evidence-based healthcare in highly complex situations.
This programme has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful change and gain a comprehensive grounding in health services research methods as a platform for developing a career as a health researcher.
It is suitable for those from a wide variety of backgrounds including:
You will be taught by the leading international experts and authors in complex interventions research methods. Topics such as patient and public involvement, collaborative working, evidence-based practice, complex interventions, health economics, clinical trials and medical statistics will provide a common thread that runs throughout the programme.
Previous topics that students have chosen for independent study include:
The programme has been designed to be flexible and well-defined with four integrated and mandatory modules (each 30 Masters level credits) plus a dissertation (60 Masters level credits) that can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.
Some examples of recent modules and the topics covered are as follows;
Core Concepts & Paradigms, which covered;
Implementation Science, which covered;
Fundamentals of Health Services Research Methods, which covered;
Advanced Health Services Methods which covered;
Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website.
Visit the MSc Applied Health Services Research page on the University of Exeter website for more details!