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Master of Clinical Research

      Course overview

      • 18 months full time / 3 years part time
      • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
      • Available to domestic students

      Overview

      The Master of Clinical Research is the final stage in our nested award suite in Clinical Research. The Master of Clinical Research is a dedicated research project and thesis. The thesis subject allows you to focus on an area of interest with the support and supervision of some of the best researchers globally.

      Graduates of the Master of Clinical Research will acquire the skills required to plan and implement a clinical research program and translate their research into clinical practice.

      Participants in the nested suite of qualifications in clinical research can progress from the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research and move to the Graduate Diploma and finally the Master of Clinical Research, with the flexibility of continuing or exiting with an award at any of these stages.

      Graduates of the Master of Clinical Research will have:

      • A comprehensive understanding of clinical research and issues associated with good clinical practice, ethics and regulations, as well as analytical and project and team management techniques
      • High level analytic and problem solving skills using techniques acquired during the course and independent critical thinking in your field of relevant clinical speciality
      • A comprehensive foundation in the methods and rationales of clinical research
      • The ability to acquire and create knowledge about clinical research
      • The ability to apply theoretical knowledge in the independent design and implementation of a significant research project through to completion in a practical setting
      • The ability to write scholarly papers and present their research findings in a peer environment, such as a specialist conference or seminar

      Course description

      Our award courses are offered as both part-time and full-time study. Those interested in full-time study can enrol directly in the Graduate Diploma or Master awards making them available to international participants.  Those who complete the Master of Clinical Research will have satisfied the 25 point research pathway to PhD admission.