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Clinical Trials (Distance Learning)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Master Online Blended
24 months
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14520 GBP/year
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About

The Clinical Trials (Distance Learning) programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues involved in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of randomised controlled trials of health interventions. They are suitable for students working in low-, middle- and high-income countries.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

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  • 91% overall student satisfaction - Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019-20

The need for rigorous evaluation of components of health care is increasingly recognised worldwide. An important type of evaluation is the randomised controlled clinical trial. 

The Clinical Trials (Distance Learning) programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine   will give students an understanding of trials which will equip them to work in this increasingly important field.

They are suitable both for those wishing to gain an overall understanding of trials before moving into the field, and those who have general or specialist experience in clinical trials and aim to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials in high-, middle- and low-income countries.

Career prospects

These programmes are suitable both for those wishing to gain an overall understanding of trials before moving into this field, and those who have general or specialist experience in clinical trials and aim to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
  • Basic Statistics for Clinical 
  • Clinical Trials in Practice
  • Reporting and Reviewing Clinical Trials
  • Protocol Development
  • Trial Designs

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate – 60 credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma – 120 credits
  • MSc – 180 credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
65

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants are required to have:

  • either a first or second class honours degree, or the equivalent, from a university or other institution acceptable to the University of London, in a subject appropriate to the course; or
  • an appropriate professional or technical qualification, together with at least three years’ relevant experience, which satisfies the University as a qualification equivalent to a second class honours degree. All applications in this category will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £11,500
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £8,500

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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