Clinical Trials Research

 

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research

Master of Clinical Trials Research


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
GCCLITRR Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research
GNCLITRR Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research
MACLITRR Master of Clinical Trials Research

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is part time only.

 

3 Masters type

The masters degrees in these resolutions are advanced learning masters courses, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research
(c)
the Master of Clinical Trials Research
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

 

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants according to the following admission criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may admit applicants without this qualification who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research requires:
a bachelor's degree in a health related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.
or
a minimum 5 years professional work experience in a health-related field.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research requires:
a bachelor's degree in a health related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
or
completion of the requirements of the embedded Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research from the University of Sydney;
or
a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Clinical Trials Research requires:
a bachelor's degree with a first or second class honours in a health related discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
or
completion of the requirements of the embedded Graduate Certificate with a credit average in at least 12 credit points of core units of study;
or
completion of the requirements of the embedded Graduate Diploma from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification;
or
or a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice with a credit average in at least 12 credit points of core units of study from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.

 

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Clinical Trials Research.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research, a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points of core units of study
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Clinical Trials Research, a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
6 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c)
a 6 credit point capstone unit of study.
(5)
Where appropriate, the Faculty may require individual candidates to undertake further or remedial theoretical, study in addition to the above requirements.

 

7 Credit

Students in the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research and Master of Clinical Trials Research who have previously completed the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice, may be granted up to a maximum of 6 credit points of credit toward the new award for units of study undertaken in the previous course. Credit shall otherwise be granted in accordance with the Coursework Rule.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements for their candidature in accordance with the resolutions and course rules in force at the time of their commencement.