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Medical Research Skills (PgCert)

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Foresterhill Campus

Content

This postgraduate certificate is designed for any doctor wishing to develop their skills towards a career in academic medicine. This programme is the first of its kind in the UK to provide generic research skills training within a clinical context.

Themes throughout the programme include hospital research, handling clinical data sets and translational research linking clinical and laboratory environments. Coupled with the skills and experience that you will gain throughout your studies, your ability to undertake clinical research will be improved.

The PgCert is ideal for medics, who would like to improve their career prospects, fill skills gaps and further their hands-on research experience. The programme is part-time, enabling you to accommodate requirements of the PgCert MRS alongside your clinical responsibilities. The PgCert can be completed over a maximum of 24 months although the option is available to complete within 12 months.

Entry Requirements

The course is open to any individual with a first degree in Medicine. Suitable candidates will hold a degree, or equivalent qualification, at the prescribed standard in Medicine and a strong interest in pursuing a career in academic medicine.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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