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Clinical Trials

University College Cork

Postgraduate Diploma Online
9 months
Duration
3600 EUR/year
3600 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Trials at University College Cork is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, medical device or academic sectors. 

Overview

Clinical Trials at University College Cork is a wholly online, part-time course designed for the working professional. Students can expect to dedicate a minimum of 20 hours per week.  Study areas include advanced clinical trial design and analysis, regulated clinical trials and pharmacovigilance and management of multicentre studies.  On successful completion of these three 10-credit modules, students should be capable of designing and running a multicentre clinical trial.

Learning outcomes

This Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Trials is an online course designed to give a competitive advantage for those wishing to pursue a career in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, medical device or academic sectors.  

It is the first such course in Ireland providing a pathway for progression to a MSc Clinical Trials.  Clinical Trialists, with experience designing, analysing and conducting multicentre, multinational clinical trials, and who bring practical application to teaching (integrating design and analysis of clinical trials), coordinate and teach the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials.  

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Clinical Trial Design and Analysis
  • Regulated Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance
  • Management of Multicentre Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 ECTS

Delivered

Online

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need access to a laptop or desktop (either Mac OS or Windows) running a relatively recent operating system (Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or Mac OSX 10.8, 10.9, 10.10). Access to the Canvas Virtual Learning Environment is supported by UCC through IOS and Android apps, which are available from the respective App stores.
  • You will need access to a reliable broadband connection with at least 2MB download speeds. You can test your broadband or 4G speeds by visiting http://www.speedtest.net
  • You must have a modern web browser installed. The most reliable options for use with UCC online learning are Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Download and installation instructions will be provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

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.

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