Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience)

      Course overview

      • 6 months full time / 6 months part time
      • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
      • Available to domestic and international students.


      The Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) is aimed at people from medical and allied health professions (such as nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists etc) and others with a science-based background and qualifications seeking the opportunity to complete specialist formal training in a specific Clinical Research discipline.

      The two subjects required to complete the course are delivered by staff from the Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Neurosciences, a multi-disciplinary clinical research group focusing on producing innovative patient-centred research, training and education into stroke, epilepsy and other neurological disorders.

      Course description

      The Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) is offered through two subjects, each delivered intensively over a week by a team with expertise across the breadth of clinical neuroscience research.

      Week 1 - Topics covered include: clinical trials, genetics, mechanisms of disease, epidemiology, health economics, rehabilitation and translation into clinical practice.

      Week 2 - Builds on clinical research methodology and skills acquired in Week 1. A major emphasis is on cutting-edge human brain imaging techniques.