8 months
31915 USD/full
8243 USD/full
Tuition fee
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Help improve human health. Study Clinical Research  at the Victoria University of Wellington and get the skills you need to carry out evidence-based research that will advance medical knowledge.


Key facts

On the Clinical Research  at the Victoria University of Wellington programme you'll learn to use both qualitative and quantitative research methods, and find out how to critically evaluate current literature. Gain knowledge in good study design and research practice, data analysis and research presentation. You'll find out how to carry out clinical trials and cover ethical and cultural issues in clinical research.

Real-world skills

Toward the end of your studies you'll be guided to write a full research grant application that describes a proposed clinical research project. Past students' projects have included a trial of medical grade honey in childhood impetigo, an investigation of a new type of prosthetic hip, a trial of a new medication in Huntingdon's disease and research into the benefits of steroids in pneumonia treatment.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Clinical Research and Clinical Trial Practice
  • Ethics and Research in Special Populations as Applied to Clinical Research
  • Thesis in Clinical Research
  • Advanced Clinical Research Design, Management and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months
  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant subject. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31915 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31915 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    8243 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8243 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • Estimated international fees  : About NZ$44,121 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic fees  : About NZ$11,396 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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


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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