The Professional Certificate award is an introductory postgraduate award that enables a small commitment to study, and a pathway to pursue more significant postgraduate study at a later date.
Full credit for completion of the Professional Certificate is given into the next level of award, that is, the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research.
Students must complete 2, 12.5 subjects and once of those must be Clinical Research: Context and Practices.
Subject Semester Credit Points
360-803 Clinical Research: Context and Practices
Clinical Research is a dynamic field of biomedical research activity tackling practical issues in the management and treatment of patients. This subject provides an overview that will equip a researcher with a broad appreciation of the many aspects o... Semester 1, Semester 2 12.50
360-820 Responsibilities and Ethics
Topics covered include: Structure of Informed Consent documents Meaning of Informed in the context of blinding and randomisation to allocated treatments. Basic human rights in experimental settings The human being as an experimental subject and unit ... Semester 1, Semester 2 12.50
360-817 Managing Projects and Teams
Topics covered include:Designing, planning and managing projectsResource management, including insourcing and outsourcingProject budget managementDelivering outcomesCommon pitfalls to successful trial implementationRunning clinical trial, analysing a... Semester 1, Semester 2 12.50
360-802 Basic Clinical Research Tools
Topics covered include: Basic descriptive data Probability and inference Analysis of two-way tables Differences of Means Simple correlation Case-series, cross-sectional, cohort, case-control studies and Randomised Clinical Trials (RCTs). Measurement ... Semester 1, Semester 2 12.50