Biomedical Research Management

Subject 360-776 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 48 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops
Total Time Commitment: In addition to 48 hours of coursework, students should expect to undertake a minimum of 160 hours lectures, research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview: Students who successfully complete this subject will:

  • Understand and be conversant with the major activities involved in planning clinical research projects from start to finish
  • Understand and be able to develop strategies to manage clinical research projects
  • Understand the nuances, rationales, politics, risks and benefits of dealing with a variety of project stakeholders
  • Understand the need to comply with regulatory requirements, the processes to fulfill this and be able to identify potential regulatory and legal pitfalls
  • Be able to prepare and operate a budget for clinical research projects and adapt the budget for changing circumstances.
  • Understand what is required to develop a business plan for the commercial development of the outcomes of clinical research
  • Have the knowledge and tools for clinical research project implementation, including ongoing review, adaptation and risk management
  • Be aware of a variety of leading edge developments in the biomedical research field
Assessment: A 2 hour examination that assesses the learning from the course (20%), an assignment that prices a clinical research protocol and variations of a protocol according to a range of criteria (3,000 words) (30%) and a comprehensive implementation plan for a clinical research protocol that draws on the course contents in an integrated manner (5,000 words) (50%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Biomedical Research Mgmt)

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