Clinical Affairs

National University

12 months
442 USD/module
442 USD/module
Tuition fee
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In the Master of Science in Clinical Affairs (MSCA) program at the National University, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the need for and the design, implementation, and management of clinical trials from a biomedical perspective.


Clinical Affairs Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Employ the global regulations, standards, and GCPs involved in designing, implementing and managing clinical trials for biologics, medical devices, and drugs.
  • Apply knowledge of human rights obligations, the clinical life cycle, and adverse events to the design of a clinical trial.
  • Select and utilize standard biomedical clinical affairs operating policies, procedures, forms, templates, reports, and electronic records.
  • Design a methodology for a clinical trial with supportive data management and data analysis.
  • Write compliance documents for clinical trials.
  • Conduct a clinical trial regulatory audit/inspection.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The clinical research degree program explores the latest in lectures, case studies, research, and articles associated with the global biomedical industry. 
  • Study materials include texts by regulatory and governmental agencies engaged in clinical trial research monitoring, coordination, and compliance. 
  • This program will prepare you with comprehensive knowledge of the field, the clinical life cycle, and the importance of careful data management. 
  • When you graduate, you’ll fully understand the critical role that clinical trial research plays in the development of biologic, device, and drug products, and be prepared to seek entry into this fulfilling field with confidence.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved.
  • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.
  • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status. 
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    442 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    442 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.

cost per quarter unit


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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