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MSc by Research (Warwick Medical School) (2020 Entry)

Group of WMS students



  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Qualification
  • MSc by research
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years


Make a difference in healthcare on the MSc by Research at Warwick Medical School. With outstanding expertise, techniques and facilities at your fingertips, Warwick Medical School offers you the ideal opportunity to gain confidence and relevant research skills.


An MSc by Research is the ideal opportunity to pursue an independent research project for one year to gain relevant research experience before applying for a PhD programme.

For professionals working in a clinical setting, this degree can provide the support you need to:

  • Undertake research that will improve your health care practice
  • Understand your patients' needs better, improve their health outcomes and your decision-making, change care pathways and improve service organisation
  • Enable others to learn from you

If you enjoy the research and make excellent progress, it is possible to convert to studying for a PhD.

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Research proposal guidance


  • Health Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Medicine

Entry requirements 2:i undergraduate degree or Master’s degree

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.


For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.