Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Hawthorn|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorProfessor Peter Ebeling
ContactMelbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3185
|Course Overview:||This course will provide full credit into the Graduate Diploma and Masters courses in Clinical Research currently offered by MCCP with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.|
|Objectives:||The objectives of the course are to: |
• Integrate specific skills training with advanced training in the management of clinical research studies.
• Improve the ability of graduates to undertake site coordination roles in clinical research activities.
• Develop competence in setting up a clinical trial and coordinating clinical research activities
• To provide an integrated award course where classroom learning can be applied and assessed in a workplace context
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||To satisfy the requirements of the Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Clinical Trial Coordination), students must successfully complete the two compulsory subjects, including a work-based assessment (a total of 25 points) to be awarded the degree.|
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
Entry requirements for the course are:
This award has been developed for students that already have an introductory understanding of clinical research trials. The entry requirements reflect this expectation of the assumed basic skills and knowledge for students enrolling in this course.
|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. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Further Study:||This course will provide full credit into the Graduate Diploma and Masters courses in Clinical Research currently offered by MCCP with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.|
|Graduate Attributes:||Graduates of this course will be expected to demonstrate many of the attributes of the Melbourne graduate. |
• Academic excellence will be achieved through a demonstration of their depth of knowledge and their ability to apply their specialist skills in clinical research.
• Cross-discipline knowledge will be achieved by the breadth of the subject matter and the integration of this knowledge in assessment activities.
• They will be preparing to become leaders in their field through the application of the knowledge gained from the course and through its application in their workplace.
• Managing cultural diversity is a key attribute for clinical researchers who deal with research in advantaged and disadvantaged communities. This course will provide additional knowledge and skills for effectively understanding and managing cultural diversity.
• Clinical research is a global research endeavor and frequently, research studies cross national borders. This course will better prepare the graduates to be an important contributor to this global activity.
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
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