Queen Mary University of London: Health Care Research Methods

InstitutionQueen Mary University of London
Department William Harvey Research Institute
Web http://www.qmul.ac.uk
Email n.ravic@qmul.ac.uk
Study type Taught


This programme will give you the academic background and specialist skills to carry out healthcare and clinical research. If you are a graduate, nurse, medical doctor or other health professional this programme is for you.

  • Learn how to take research forward in health services, academic environments, contract research organisations, or pharmaceutical industry environments

  • Gain a detailed picture of the complex and inter-related activities of the development cycle, from discovery to successful commercialisation

  • Gain an understanding of the regulatory framework governing good clinical research

  • Learn to apply the principles that you have learnt to your professional commitments

  • Develop skills in gathering, recording and communicating information

The modular nature of the programme is designed to fit in with your needs if you are in full-time employment. You will receive the taught element of the modules in three-day blocks approximately every four to six weeks.

You will learn how to design a clinical study and gain insights into practical aspects of early drug development. You will cover ethics and regulation and understand how to manage the data of a study. You will also gain a wider picture of the health management environment and the decision-making within it.


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