Taught course

Medical Research and Innovation

Cardiff University · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/group/medical-research-and-innovation2

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of the course is to provide individuals with the opportunity to explore and analyse the emerging trends in clinical innovation. This exciting field is developing rapidly and the programme aims to enhance student knowledge and skills to allow them to actively contribute to the rapidly evolving fields of diagnostics and medical device development and the management of clinical innovation.

The Programme has been developed in line with the needs of organisations in the life science and healthcare sectors and is built around a set of core modules and a variety of optional modules, allowing students to tailor their programme to meet their own educational needs and interests.

Graduates from the programme will be skilled and knowledgeable in the whole process of innovation, making them highly attractive to potential employers in research, industrial, commercial and healthcare establishments.

This course is for life science and healthcare graduates; individuals working in or hoping to work in the life science, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries.

The course has been developed to provide life science and healthcare graduates with advanced knowledge, understanding and skills allowing them to contribute to the rapidly evolving fields of diagnostics, therapeutics, medical device development and the management of clinical innovation.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months


part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

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