Taught course

Clinical Research/Clinical Research (Ageing) (E-learning)

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMClinRes MClinRes (Ageing)

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject, an MBBS, BDS, or international equivalent. You also need to have a workplace mentor to support you in your studies. We also consider professionals who have an appropriate degree, or equivalent professional qualifications. You must work in a relevant field and have two years’ post-qualification experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our online courses allow you to study clinical research in the context of your work. We developed them with the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. They are ideal for health professionals and clinical research support staff. They also suit education and industry professionals who aspire to become a clinical academic.

The courses encourage you to plan, conduct, analyse and write up clinical research in the context of your professional role. You'll learn about and develop clinical research in your workplace. This is the most valuable way of consolidating the theory you'll learn on the course.

To do this you will need to nominate a workplace mentor. They will provide professional and specialist advice and guidance. They'll also support your studies, maintaining academic and clinical links throughout the course.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MClinRes

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

MClinRes (Ageing)

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Victorie Petrie, Programme Coordinator
Email
epgclinres@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5873