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  Clinical Trials (Online) PGCert


Online University College Cork    College of Medicine and Health

Part time September PGCert 9 months part time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a rewarding career in clinical trials with the Online Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials at UCC. This programme, designed for working professionals, offers a pathway to further qualifications in the field. Delve into modules covering Fundamentals of Clinical Trials, Trial Design and Analysis, Ethics, Data Management, and Quality. Upon completion, you will possess essential skills such as formulating research questions, understanding trial phases, and analyzing trial data. Entry requirements include a Second Class Honours Grade II in a science or health-related discipline, or relevant subject area. Additionally, registered healthcare professionals without a primary degree are also eligible. The programme's collaboration with the Health Research Board ensures access to top-notch infrastructure and experienced staff. With a focus on Continuing Professional Development, exemptions are available for CPD module completions. Join us in advancing patient-focused research and enhancing your career prospects in clinical trials.

About the course

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

On completion of this Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials, you can apply for the Diploma in Year 2. On successful completion of the Diploma, you can apply for the Master's programme in Year 3.

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. 

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Entry Requirements

Students accepted on the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials are expected to hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), or equivalent, in a science or health-related discipline, or relevant subject area.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials is also open to registered (not necessarily in current employment) health care professionals in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Clinical Therapies, and Allied Health care disciplines who may not have a primary degree.




Fees

EU Fee (Part-time): €3,740
Non EU Fee (Part-time): €4,000

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