This Clinical Research course at The University of Western Australia enables additional training which is provided in the practical aspects of patient-oriented research including the ethics of clinical research and effective communication of clinical research results.

Career Pathways

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development and Communication of Research 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Clinical Epidemiology 
  • Thesis Research 
  • Systematic Reviews 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology 
  • Science Communication Literature Review 
  • Science Presentations 

                            Detailed Programme Facts

                            • Programme intensity

                              You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                              • Full-time duration 24 months
                            • Credits
                              96 alternative credits
                            • Languages
                              • English
                            • Delivery mode
                              On Campus
                            • More information Go to the programme website

                            English Language Requirements

                            • Minimum required score:


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                            General Requirements

                            • a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Doctor of Medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
                            • a Bachelor of Dental Science or Doctor of Dental Medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
                            • a Bachelor of Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
                            • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.
                            CRICOS: 056098M

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International

                              54300 AUD/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 108600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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                            Living costs for Perth

                            • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
                              Living Costs

                            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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