Master of Clinical Research
- CRICOS code: 055848G
What will I study?
Students enrolled in the Master of Clinical Research will:
- Learn the fundamental concepts required to undertake research in a clinical setting
- Plan and implement a clinical research program
- Translate their research into clinical practice
- Develop critical research networks and opportunities.
Through small classes, intense, focused study, and teaching from the best research minds, you’ll graduate with the skills necessary to build your career in Clinical Research - including the fundamentals of clinical research methodology, ethical responsibilities, project management and knowledge translation.
Your final year will be dedicated to conducting an independent clinical research project and thesis, allowing you to focus on an area of interest with the support and supervision of some of the best researchers from around the world.
You’ll work with our world-class partner health organisations and research institutions, including:
- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
- Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
- Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
- Royal Children’s Hospital
- Royal Melbourne Hospital
- Melbourne Brain Centre
- Florey Institute of Neuroscience
- Royal Women’s Hospital
- St Vincent’s
- Western Health
- Northern Health
- Peter Doherty Institute
- Epworth Health
- Austin Health.
Good Clinical Practice accreditation
On completion of the Graduate Certificate (the first year of this course) you will also be accredited with a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification. The GCP is an internationally accepted standard for the designing, conducting, recording and reporting of clinical trials and mandated within many health organisations for principal investigators on clinical trials.
To gain the Master of Clinical Research, you must complete six core subjects, two elective subjects, and a Clinical Research Thesis. The course is to be completed over one and a half years full-time. You can also choose to study part-time, depending on your commitments and goals.
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