Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:October, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Approx. 36 hours (4 day intensive block) |
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Students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of lectures, research, reading, writing etc to complete this subject successfully.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in either N28AA, N12AA, N34AA or N01AA. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 03 9810 3245
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.
Based on this information, students will explore the correlation between research objectives, study design, data analysis and clinical practice to appreciate the inter-relatedness of each of these elements in good clinical study design. This will include critical evaluation of published clinical research studies.
The subject will have two assessments:
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Foundations of Clinical Research (supplied to students).
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Students will be provided with articles and references that support the teaching program as part of their course materials.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this course will gain:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research |
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Master of Clinical Research
Professional Certificate in Clinical Research
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