Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience)

    Course overview

    • 6 months part time
    • Off Campus
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Mid Year Intake - July


    Please note: This course is not running in 2021. For information on future intakes please register for updates.

    The Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) is a two-week intensive course designed for medical, allied health and science professionals who want to specialise in clinical research in neuroscience.

    Taught at the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, this course is an opportunity to learn from world-renowned Laureate Professor Samuel Berkovic AC, leading a group of leading clinical researchers from the Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Neurosciences.

    Students of the Specialist Certificate will explore a range of research methodologies applicable to neurological disorders, and gain the skills to craft research questions and produce quality clinical research. You will also develop a critical understanding of the latest neuroimaging methods, and design your own research project.

    Who is this course for?

    This course is tailored for medical and health professionals who want to specialise in clinical research in the field of neuroscience, either within their current profession or in the clinical research industry.

    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.


    The Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) is part of a nested suite of courses, designed for versatility. Graduates of the Specialist Certificate can have this award credited as an elective towards the Master.