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Certificate

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.
      • Spring Intake - August

      Overview

      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.