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Clinical Trials - MSc and Postgraduate Diploma

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Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Structure and Syllabus

MSc: 11 modules (4 compulsory core, 5 elective, one compulsory elective, plus integrating module)
Postgraduate Diploma: 8 (4 compulsory core plus four elective modules)
Postgraduate Certificate: 4 compulsory core modules

Four core compulsory modules
Fundamentals of clinical trials [CTM101]
Basic statistics for clinical trials [CTM102]
Clinical trials in practice [CTM103]
Reporting and reviewing clinical trials [CTM104]
Plus elective modules (four for Postgraduate Diploma, 5 for MSc)
At least three modules must be taken from selection group CTM2. The remaining module(s) can be chosen from other CTM2 modules, or selection groups EPM3/PHM2
Plus one compulsory elective module (MSc only)
Protocol development [CTM201]
Plus compulsory integrating module (MSc only)
Compulsory integrating module [CTM210]
Selection groups
Selection group CTM2 - Clinical Trials elective modules
Trial designs [CTM202]
Project management and research co-ordination [CTM203]
Regulatory affairs, good clinical practice and ethics [CTM204]
Data management [CTM205]
Data monitoring and interim analyses [CTM206]
Design and analysis of epidemiological studies [CTM207]
Further statistical methods in clinical trials [CTM208]
Cluster randomised trials [CTM209]
Additional elective modules available from selection group EPM3
Epidemiology of communicable diseases [EPM301]
Epidemiology of non-communicable diseases [EPM303]
Advanced statistical methods in epidemiology [EPM304]
Human genetic epidemiology [EPM306]
Additional elective modules available from selection group PHM2
Economic evaluation [PHM204]
Health care evaluation [PHM207]
Medical anthropology in public health [PHM211]
Please note: If you are choosing to study elective modules from the Epidemiology course
i.e. EPM3 modules, please note that the CD-ROMs provided for use with those modules are
not compatible with Macs.

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