Clinical Trials

University of London

Master Online
24 months
7260 GBP/year
7260 GBP/year
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The Clinical Trials programme from University of London is ideal for current in-service health professionals looking to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. It is also suited to those wishing to gain an understanding of trials before moving into the field.


Career opportunities

The Clinical Trials programme from University of London is relevant for roles in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials, or for broadening your role in the evaluation of interventions for screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease in people. It may also prepare you for further study in clinical trials.

''The most exciting thing was that many of the tutors were world experts in clinical trials and epidemiology, so it was fantastic to be able to discuss things either online or in live chats. I would absolutely recommend this course. I thoroughly enjoyed it.''

Dr Jane Walker, UK

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic statistics for clinical trials 
  • Clinical trials in practice 
  • Fundamentals of clinical trials 
  • Reporting and reviewing clinical trials
  • Integrating module
  • Protocol Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline 31 October 2020




180 alternative credits

MSc- 180 credits PGDip - 120 credits PGCert - 60 credits



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.
First 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

For entry to the programme, you will need either:

  • the equivalent of a UK first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from an acceptable institution.
  • or, an appropriate professional or technical qualification, plus three years' relevant experience.
  • Find equivalent qualifications where you live.
If you do not meet the above, we can still consider your application on the basis of your qualifications, experience and references.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • MSc:  £14520
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £11500
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £8500


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Clinical Trials
University of London