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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This course offers knowledge and expertise relevant to a senior role in clinical research in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device, contract research or site management company or the NHS.

The MSc in Clinical Research is designed to advance and enhance your career in Clinical Research in the pharmaceutical industry, health service, contract research organisations, regulatory authorities, data management organisations and in medical writing.

It aims to provide you with an enhanced level of knowledge, understanding and skills in clinical research. It provides an overview of clinical trial processes and the regulations for bringing in a new chemical entity, and it provides an enhanced level of knowledge and understanding of therapeutic areas and their treatments in relation to clinical trials, drug registrations and drug safety. Clinical research methods and data analysis skills are taught and embedded throughout the programme. You will demonstrate and be assessed in these skills as part of the third year Research Dissertation.

The course is designed to increase your knowledge and skills not only in Clinical Research but also in a diverse range of therapeutic areas. This allows you to move confidently between therapeutic areas and increase your potential value to employers. In the dissertation year, you will be encouraged to carry out a project which has direct value to your employer.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

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  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 35 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    197 81%

    9th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    24th

    1

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