Health research


Postgraduate part-time 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

Teaching Evidence-Based Practice

  • Professional development
  • Mon 10 Sep 2018 to 14 Sep 2018

Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 01 Apr 2019 to 05 Apr 2019

The History and Philosophy of Evidence-Based Health Care

  • Professional development
  • Mon 27 Mar 2017 to 31 Mar 2017

Realist Reviews and Realist Evaluation

  • Professional development
  • Mon 20 Nov 2017 to 24 Nov 2017

Mixed Methods in Health Research

  • Professional development
  • Mon 08 Jan 2018 to 12 Jan 2018