Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

Course N12-AA (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


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Course Overview:

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research requires completion of 50 points of coursework, which is achieved by completing all four of the subjects listed below.


Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research will have:

  • § A comprehensive foundation to methods and rationales of clinical research.
  • § A basic understanding of the nomenclature and processes of study designs and analytic methods used in clinical research
  • § An understanding of the technical content of their discipline and its relationship to broader social questions
  • § A good understanding of the principles of ethical clinical research and of the responsibilities of researchers
  • § A knowledge of how to articulate their knowledge in an appropriate form
  • § Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills
  • § Sufficient preparatory knowledge for more detailed study in clinical research at the Diploma level
Subject Options: Students must complete all four subjects to be awarded the 50 point degree.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in medicine, an allied health profession, science or social science which is recognised by the University as evidence of adequate preparation for the course plus documented evidence of at least one year's full-time relevant professional work experience or doctoral study in a medical, scientific or allied health environment.

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:

Graduate Attributes: None

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