Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

Course overview

  • 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February


Advance your career in clinical research. If you are a medical, biomedical, nursing or allied health professional, our graduate programs provide you the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of the discipline and practice of research in a clinical context.

The Graduate Certificate will teach you how to design a clinical research study, including quantitative and qualitative methodology, evaluation of research literature, statistical analysis and ethics in clinical research.

Flexible study and international student pathways

Both part-time and full-time study options available. The Graduate Diploma and Master awards are available to international participants.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Begin your clinical research career

You can progress from the Graduate Certificate to the Graduate Diploma and finally the Master of Clinical Research, or apply directly to the Graduate Diploma and Master awards. The Master of Clinical Research satisfies the 25 point research pathway to PhD admission.

Research excellence and networks

Led by some of the finest and well regarded clinical researchers at one of the world’s premier research universities.

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