|Types||Oxford Qualification - Part-time|
|Dates||Sun 9 Oct 2016 to Fri 29 Sep 2017|
|Fees||Click here for fee information.|
|Application status||Applications being accepted|
|Application deadline||Thu 28 July 2016|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
The Postgraduate Diploma is normally completed between 1 - 3 years. Applications for admission in October 2016 are accepted from 1 September 2015. The application deadline is Friday 29 July 2016 (12 noon UK time)
It consists of two compulsory modules and four option modules selected from an extensive list of subjects. This provides the students with an opportunity to learn how the principles of health research can be translated into practical actions in selected areas.
Students who transfer to this programme of study from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Research, with three successfully completed modules, are required to undertake three additional option modules to fulfil the requirements of the Postgraduate Diploma.
These are modular part-time programmes, particularly suitable for academically gifted medical and dental trainees with the potential to be the independent researchers of the future.
The programmes are delivered through the Department for Continuing Education, with the expertise in curriculum design and teaching drawn from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, the Clinical Academic Graduate School and the Department of Statistics.
The two compulsory modules are:
Three further modules may be chosen from List B
One further module either from List B or List C
A module is run over an eight week cycle where the first week is spent working on introductory activities using a Virtual Learning Environment, the second week is spent in Oxford for the face to face teaching week (this takes place on the dates advertised), there are then four Post-Oxford activities (delivered through the VLE) which are designed to help you write your assignment. You then have a week of personal study and you will be required to submit your assignment electronically the following week (usually on a Tuesday at 14:00 UK Local Time).
Online modules are delivered entirely through a Virtual Learning Environment with the first week allocated to introductory activities. There are ten units to work through which are released week by week (starting on the dates advertised), you then have five weeks of personal study with use of a revision forum and then you will be required to submit your assignment electronically the following week (usually on a Tuesday at 14:00 UK Local Time).
In addition to the skills acquired during the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Research graduates of the Diploma will be able to:
To complete the Postgraduate Diploma students must:
Applicants will be expected to demonstrate an approach to their study which includes demonstrable skills of critical analysis, wide contextual knowledge and the ability to manage their own time.Additionally candidates should:
With the exception of the online modules, the EBHC modules are based on an eight week study cycle. During Week Two you are required to attend the face to face teaching week in Oxford. This is followed by an additional six weeks where you are expected to participate in online activities and submit your assignment.
Accommodation is available at the Rewley House Residential Centre, within the Department for Continuing Education, in central Oxford.
These rates (in pounds sterling) are for the academic year 2016/17 and will increase annually.
The annual award fee is due for every academic year (or part-year) attended; module fees are due in advance as invoiced. Fees must be paid in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the programme.
Details of funding opportunities, including grants, bursaries, loans, scholarships and benefit information are available on our financial assistance page.
The following modules can be studied as part of this programme:
For those on the Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School Advanced Clinical Fellowship Programme, please ensure that you have registered with OUCAGS before you apply.
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