Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: Students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of lectures, research, reading, writing etc to complete this subject successfully.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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The subject will introduce students to the principles of study design in clinical research. Key areas that will be covered are:
The subject will introduce students to the principles of study design in clinical research, exploring the benefits and disadvantages of selected study designs. Students that successfully complete this subject will:
• Be able to understand and explain the correlation between research objectives, study design, data analysis and clinical practice
|Assessment:||The subject will have two assessments: |
1. A 2000-3000 word critical evaluation of a selection of published clinical research studies (50%) due 3 weeks after the completion of the subject
2. A 2000-3000 word assignment designing a clinical research study for a specified scenario (50%) due 8 weeks after the completion of the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||Foundations of Clinical Research (supplied to students).|
|Recommended Texts:||Students will be provided with articles and references that support the teaching program as part of their course materials.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||• Organisational skills |
• Written communication
• Statistical reasoning
• Interpretation and analysis
• Critical thinking
• Problem Solving Skills
• Attention to detail
• Synthesis and evaluation of data
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/graduate-certificate/clinical-research|
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research |
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Master of Clinical Research
Professional Certificate in Clinical Research
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