Clinical Trials Practice

Develop the skills and knowledge to advance your clinical trials practice and move towards a leadership position in this exciting field.

This program, offered as a graduate certificate, will develop your skills to improve trial data quality, manage information systems effectively and interpret clinical trial data.

Why study clinical trials practice?

You will develop a comprehensive understanding required to work on trials that aim to test new treatments to improve health outcomes for patients.

Led by expert researchers, you will investigate strategies for successful study conduct, monitoring and quality assurance, develop your project management skills and explore the ethical and legal framework governing clinical trials.

You will gain the skills required to work on trials that take place in a wide range of clinical contexts, such as improving disease prevention, diagnosis, and the quality of life and psychological wellbeing of patients and their caregivers.

Who should study this program?

Our clinical trials practice program is designed for registered nurses with a minimum of five year's experience. Applicants can be working as – or aspiring to work as – a trials coordinator looking to develop expertise in the conduct and assessment of clinical trials.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • Sydney Nursing School is ranked second in Australia and ninth internationally in teaching and research excellence (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017).
  • Be taught by experts in clinical trials practice.
  • Benefit from face-to-face learning and collaboration with your peers.
  • Choose how to fit study into your life with full-time and part-time options, as well as self-paced online study for some components of the program.
  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017).

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