Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience)

      Course overview

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


      This is a two-week intensive course taking place in July. The course is taught at the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg.

      Led by renowned clinical researchers, the Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) allows you to gain formal training in clinical neuroscience research over a convenient intensive teaching block.

      The course is multidisciplinary in focus and valuable for a wide range of medical and allied health professionals and those with a science background seeking specialist clinical research training. Designed to be accessible to busy professionals, teaching is delivered via stimulating face-to-face workshops over two intensive teaching weeks.

      As a student, you will explore a range of research methodologies applicable to neurological disorders and learn how to craft research questions to produce quality clinical research. You will build the confidence to communicate your research and interact with basic neuroscientists and researchers in other health disciplines. You will also develop a critical understanding of the latest neuroimaging methods and the ability to design your own research project.

      Course aims

      This course was established in 2005 by the NHRMC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Neurosciences in partnership with the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. It is led by world-renowned Laureate Professor Samuel Berkovic AC and presented by a group of leading clinical researchers from the Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Neurosciences. It aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge to critically appraise existing literature, formulate new research questions and be able to pursue high quality clinical neuroscience research.

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