Clinical Trials Research

Admission requirements

In general, admission to the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research require an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline; or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research or the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice (offered through the Faculty of Nursing).

Admission to the Master of Clinical Trials Research requires an undergraduate honours degree in a relevant discipline; successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice (offered through the Faculty of Nursing); successful completion of a graduate diploma in a relevant discipline; or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research.

See course rules for further details.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of core units of study.

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of core units of study.

The Master of Clinical Trials Research requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 36 credit points of core units of study; and
  • 6 credit points of elective units of study; and
  • a 6 credit point capstone unit of study.

Sample Pattern of enrolment

In order to progress through the program, the following pattern of enrolment is suggested.

Year 1
UoS code and name Credit points
Semester 1  
CLTR5000
Critical Appraisal of Evidence
 6
CLTR5001
Trial Design and Methods
 6
Semester 2  
NURS5068
Clinical Trials in Practice
 6
CLTR5007
Statistical Principles & Clinical Trials
 6
Year 2
UoS code and name Credit points
Semester 1  
CLTR5002
Interpretation of Trial Analyses
 6
CLTR5003
Leadership and Problem Solving
 6
Semester 2  
Elective  6
CLTR5008
Research Project
 6