PGCert: 12 months part time
PGDip: 24 months part time (12 months accelerated)
MClinRes: 36 months part time (24 months accelerated)
Fees per academic year 2013-14
Please contact the School for fee details.
Please note that for international students it is a requirement of student visas that you must be following a full-time degree programme. However, in some circumstances part time study is possible. It is also possible to undertake the PGCert (e-learning) and PGDip (e-learning) in your home country. Please contact the School for more information.
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This programme has been developed, and is delivered, by Newcastle University with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It provides recent graduates and professionals within the NHS, ancillary services and industry with a comprehensive understanding of the processes involved in planning, conducting, analysing and writing up clinical research in the context of your own research roles, responsibilities and interests.
The programme is structured so that you can complete modules and progress through the awards. If you complete 60, 120 or 180 credits within the agreed timescale you will graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate (e-learning), Postgraduate Diploma (e-learning) Postgraduate Diploma or MClinRes, respectively.
The programme has the following pathways, leading to different awards:
Clinical Research MClinRes; PGDip; PGCert
Clinical Research (Leadership) MClinRes; PGDip; PGCert
Clinical Research (Ageing) MClinRes; PGDip; PGCert
A second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject or an MBBS or BDS, or international equivalent. We will also consider applicants from professionals who have an appropriate degree, or equivalent professional qualifications in a profession allied to medicine, and have at least two years’ post-qualification experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90 (internet based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
For further information please contact:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 222 5199
This programme is within the subject area of Biomedicine.