Clinical & Translational Research Online
If you are interested in being part of teams and organisations that focus on innovative patient focussed research, this programme is perfect for you. Designed to be accessible by those with a Science background, who wish to gain a competitive employment advantage in order to pursue a career in bio-pharmaceutical research, biotechnology, or within the medical device sector.
The online learning environment allows you to study in your own location, while providing you with constant access to the tutors at the UCD Clinical Research Centre through discussion forums and regular email contact.
Designed to be accessible by those with a Science background, who wish to gain a competitive employment advantage in order to pursue a career in bio-pharmaceutical research, biotechnology, or within the medical device sector.
How will I learn
To complete the UCD Grad Cert in Clinical Trials you will
Participate in eight months of Study
Earn 30 ECTS credits
Complete 3 different modules
Successfully pass all assessments and examination
You will need to successfully complete the following 3 modules, to generate 30 ECTS credits
Data Management & Biostatistics
Clinical Trial Management
Applicants must possess a Level 8 degree or equivalent in any Science, Health Science, or a related discipline
Applicants will be assessed for entry to the programme based on undergraduate performance and final degree award
Subject to a large volume applicants meeting the essential and preferred criteria, random selection may apply
Applicants may be asked to participate in an Interview
Subject to availability, consideration will be given to graduates of non- science degrees who have subsequent postgraduate experience
As the clinical research industry is global demonstrated proficiency in another language may be considered positively
Online applications are now open for January enrolment.
The next intake for the Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials is September
Click on the www.ucd.ie/apply link and follow the steps outlined
The "Application Type" is Graduate Taught Courses
Fill in your personal details, and when asked about the "Programme Choice", select (1) PT X787**. The corresponding fee will be applied
Next, enter details of any third level institutions you have attended and professional qualifications you have attained in the "Academic Background" section
Having paid the application fee and received an e-mail receipt, you must continue to complete the application process by pressing "submit". An e-mail confirming successful application will be sent to you within 24 hours. A detailed, step-by step guide to the online application process is available here
You can track the status of your documentation online. Log in to your account & click on your submitted application. This will bring up an application summary. The application requirements are listed at the end of the summary
If you have any problems or queries with the online application process, email: email@example.com or telephone: + 353 1 716 1476
Examinations are by MCQ, projects, presentations, and practical examinations. There will also be continual assessment throughout the course.
8 Months Part Time Online
GradCert Clinical & Translational Research (X635) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 3871
nonEU fee per year - € 4500
***Fees are subject to change
Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Post Course Info
A large number of graduates have sent in feed back on progression in their careers since completing this course, many are in pharma research. This course is a great way of upskilling within your job or if you wish to move into a new area of clinical trials. This innovative training programme is delivered entirely online where the class room comes to you, you can progress through the course at a pace that fits in with your work and other commitments.