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Research Administration and Compliance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) Online
Research administration and compliance expertise is needed across a diverse group of organizations, including academic institutions, research institutes and centers, hospitals, clinics, and the pharmaceutical industry. 

About

Each step within the life cycle of research is governed by complex regulations that overlap in their functions, and require high-level expertise to integrate concepts, policy requirements, and ethical considerations to assess, improve, and develop research programs. The MS in Research Administration and Compliance online degree program creates a clear, attainable career path for research administration and compliance staff to become competent, highly skilled leaders in a short amount of time. The program guides professionals to make effective business decisions for their research enterprises by focusing on the following areas:

  • Financial stewardship of research funds
  • Ethical and compliant conduct of research
  • Clinical research administration and compliance
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Organizational behavior and leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Research Administration and Compliance 
  • Research Administration Practicum 
  • Research Compliance Practicum 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to write a personal statement, upload a resume, and provide two letters of recommendation. An individual interview may be necessary.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    10450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5225 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Non Residents : 805 $ per credit 

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