Clinical Trials

University College Cork


Course Name Clinical Trials
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PCCT
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 19 September 2022.
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Expand+Closing Date: Non-EU Closing Date: 15 June

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Duration 9 Months Part-Time
Course Delivery Method Online
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €3,730.
The Non-EU fee for this course is €3,800.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

1. Students accepted on the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials are expected to hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), or equivalent, in a science or health-related discipline, or releva...

Course Content

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Develop a career in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, medical device or academic sectors as a clinical trialist, data manager, quality manager, project manager, clinical research nurse, research associate or pharmacovigilance ass...

Subjects Taught

• EH6123 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials (10 credits)
• EH6124 Introduction to Clinical Trial Design and Analysis (10 credits)
• EH6125 Ethics, Data Management and Quality in Clinical Trials (10 credits)

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Assessment Method Assessments can be expected to comprise of discussion fora, individual project and other online assessments. Each 10-credit module comprises continuous assessment 200 marks, divided as follows: Online activities 120 marks; and Written Assignment(s) 80 marks. The compulsory elements are continuous assessment, online participation in discussions and written assignment.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
On completion of the course you can pursue a career in the academic, pharmaceutical or medical device sectors as a:
• Clinical Trialist
• Quality Manager
• Project Manager
• Trial Monitor
• Data Associate
• Data Manager
• Clinical Research Nurse
• Clinical Research Associate
• Research Coordinator
• Pharmacovigilance Associate
• Regulatory Affairs Associate
Further Enquiries Dr Frances Shiely
+353 21 420 5512

Ms Aoife Quinlan
+353 21 420 5577
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