Taught course

Clinical Research

University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in medicine, an allied health profession, science or social science, and
  • at least one year of documented, relevant professional work experience in a medical, scientific or allied health environment.

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance; and
  • the research experience or evidence of appropriate preparation or potential to undertake research; and
  • the capacity of a participating department to provide adequate supervision in a research project appropriate to the interests and preparation of the individual applicant.

Months of entry


Course content

Help lead the future of clinical research.

The Master of Clinical Research is the University of Melbourne’s premier course for medical professionals who want to want to build a career in clinical research.

Designed for health professionals from a range of clinical disciplines, including biomedical, medical, nursing, allied health, health science and social science, this program is suited to those either already involved in research and seeking to formalise their skills, or those wanting to start a career in the field.

You’ll gain the skills you need to plan and implement a clinical research program, learn to translate your research into clinical practice, and build a career on the frontiers of health care.

Who is this course for?

This course is tailored for medical and health professionals who wish to undertake clinical research in their current profession, and for those looking to work in the clinical research industry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Samantha Fossey