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Planning and Managing Clinical Trials

Credit bearing module

Key facts

Course code

NURS7067

Start dates

September 2022 / January 2023

Application deadline

1 September (for a September start), 1 January (for a January start).

Ideally, we would like to receive the applications before the above deadlines but we can be flexible with the closing dates for accepting the applications.

Academic level

7

Academic credits

20

Overview

This module is aimed at healthcare professionals whose work directly involves (or wishes to become involved in) clinical trials. This includes principal investigators, clinical research nurses, clinical trial managers and clinical trial administrators. It can provide Continuing Professional Development for any healthcare researchers.

We'll facilitate demonstration of training required by the European Directive 2001/20/EC and the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004. You will have an opportunity to understand the principles of how to plan and manage clinical trials on human volunteers in accordance with current good clinical practice. You'll also explore, critically analyse and apply the knowledge and skills in your own working environment.

You'll work in groups in an electronic format to explore a variety of issues around research planning and project management. Throughout the module you will become familiar with key documents covering relevant policy and practice via the Internet.

You will be assessed 90% through coursework and 10% through online examination.

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How to apply

Entry requirements

You must normally be from a healthcare background and have support from a manager to undertake this module of study.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

English language requirements

In addition to the academic entry qualifications, if your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. An IELTS overall score of 6.5 is required for this course.

Application process

Apply through our Moodle Portal.

If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application. The module can be taken as a standalone module of 200 hours of study over 12 weeks. Or it can be included in a programme of study.

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2022 / 23
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1080 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

2023 / 24
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per single module if taken as a standalone module (PGASSO), or £1,120 per single module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

financefees@brookes.ac.uk

Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

It is not anticipated there will be any additional costs for this course.

Programme Changes:

On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.

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