Clinical Research

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Our Clinical Research program will place you at the heart of a world-class medical and research precinct, giving you access to some of the brightest research minds and invaluable opportunities with our partner health and research institutions.

Designed for medical and health professionals who wish to undertake clinical research in their current profession, and for those looking to work in the clinical research industry. You will gain the skills you need to plan and implement a clinical research program, learn to translate your research into clinical practice, and build a career on the frontiers of health care.

Delivery is immersive and practical, involving dynamic face-to-face intensive teaching alongside online study.

You can progress from the Specialist Certificate to the Master of Clinical Research, or apply directly to the Masters and exit early with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma.

Compare course options

Course nameDurationTotal course fee*Next IntakeReady to apply?
Master of Clinical Research3 yearsA$40,260January 2020Apply now
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research2 yearsA$26,400January 2020Apply now
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research1 yearA$13,200January 2020Apply now
Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience)6 monthsA$6,600July 2020Apply now

*The fees listed are for 2020. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum. More information about fees.

Fees and payments

  • Tuition fees are charged yearly and you pay tuition fees according to your specific enrolment in any given study period.
  • Course fees are the same for both domestic and international students.
  • If you're enrolled as an Australian fee paying student, you can pay your course fees up front when you enrol or defer part or all payment through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of your tuition fees.

More information about fees and payments

The course directly impacted my work in that it created a pathway for me to get a job. This course set me above many applicants I believe (even trial nurses with experience), as it proved I had, or was striving to have, a more advanced understanding of clinical research. Ronan, Clinical Trial Coordinator

Discuss your path

Talk with a dedicated student support consultant to understand more about this program, including:

  • Entry requirements
  • Time commitment for subjects
  • Fees and payment options.

Phone: + 61 3 8344 0149
Email: continuing-education@unimelb.edu.au
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST/AEDT
Weekends and University of Melbourne observed Public Holidays 10am to 5pm AEST/AEDT.