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  Clinical Trials (Online) MSc


Online University College Cork    College of Medicine and Health

Part time September MSc 9 months part time
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Embark on a rewarding career in clinical trials with the Online MSc in Clinical Trials at the University College Cork. This part-time programme, designed for working professionals, offers a comprehensive curriculum in collaboration with the Health Research Board Clinical Research Facility in Cork. The course structure includes essential modules such as Dissertation in Clinical Trials, Research Methods, and Embedding Research. Upon completion, you will master the skills to design robust clinical trials, analyze data confidently, and lead trials ethically and effectively. To qualify for this programme, applicants must hold an honours Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Trials. However, candidates with equivalent qualifications from other institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. What sets this programme apart is its unique pacing for busy professionals, with three 10-week semesters and a focus on practical research methods. Join this pioneering course to advance your career in clinical trials and contribute to patient-focused research for better healthcare outcomes.

About the course

Our Masters in Clinical Trials is suitable for those of you wishing to pursue a career in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, medical device, or academic sectors.

Our Clinical Trials programmes are run in collaboration with the Health Research Board (HRB) Clinical Research Facility in Cork. The HRB provides dedicated infrastructure, experienced research and support staff, and the necessary quality and oversight programs that are critical for the successful conduct of world-class patient-focused research. 

This is a fully online, part-time, course designed for the working professional. You must complete the Clinical Trials Certificate and Diploma prior to an application to this MSc programme.

MSc Modules (30 credits)

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Entry Requirements

Applicants accepted on the MSc in Clinical Trials are expected to hold an honours Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Trials (minimum Second Class Honours Grade I from UCC).
Applicants applying for the MSc in Clinical Trials and who have obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Trials from an institution other than UCC (minimum Second Class Honours Grade I) will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Clinical Trials Programme Team.




Fees

EU Fee (Part-time): €10,940
Non EU Fee (Part-time): €11,500

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