Health research


Flexible postgraduate courses and training in health research

In partnership with

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences  

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine


A world-class postgraduate programme for healthcare professionals with the potential to be the independent researchers of the future.  It is designed for medical and dental trainees, academic clinical fellows and healthcare professionals for whom clinical research will play an important role.

  • Part-time postgraduate qualifications - study while working
  • Taught by leading researchers through the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Flexible programme with elective modules for student choice
  • Intensive residential weeks in Oxford with interactive, problem-based learning
  • Home study supported by web access to course and library resources and to online discussions

Upcoming courses

Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Screening

  • Professional development
  • Mon 10 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020

Complex Reviews

  • Professional development
  • Mon 02 Mar 2020 to 06 Mar 2020

Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 09 Mar 2020 to 13 Mar 2020

Big Data Epidemiology

  • Professional development
  • Mon 23 Mar 2020 to 27 Mar 2020

Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 30 Mar 2020 to 03 Apr 2020