The online programme will provide a knowledge and understanding of the key elements and principles of clinical trial design, delivery and analysis. In addition to a knowledge and understanding of the principles of GCP and their practical implementation in clinical trials.
This programme is suitable for graduates in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, life sciences and other allied disciplines involved in Clinical Trials.
This programme will support the demand for appropriately qualified investigators to lead clinical trials of all phases. Each course is divided into a set of themed sections in which material is presented in a blend of short online lectures, practical case studies, directed readings, podcasts and archived webinars. Discussion board tasks and live expert guest lectures offer opportunity for collaborative critical discourse and debate of current issues under the guidance of expert teaching staff.
The programme covers Commercial Aspects of Drug Discovery and Development, Trial and Project Management, Statistics and Data Management, Regulations and Ethics, Imaging, Medical Devices and Complex Interventions.
You can exit after the end of 1 year with PgCert Clinical Trials.
You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgDip Clinical Trials.
You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgProfDev Clinical Trials.
A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent), or a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
Your application may also be considered if you have 3-5 years' relevant work experience.
Distance and Flexible learning
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh Medical School