Clinical Research/ Clinical Research (Ageing)/ Clinical Research (Leadership) MClinRes; PGDip; PGCert

PGCert: 12 months part time
PGDip: 24 months part time (12 months accelerated)
MClinRes; MClinRes (Leadership): 12 months full time
MClinRes; MClinRes (Leadership); MClinRes (Ageing): 36 months part time (24 months accelerated)


Fee information is available on Newcastle Biomedicine website.

Programme Overview

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.

More information on the different modes of study available (including e-learning), modules and teaching and assessment can be found on the Newcastle Biomedicine website, Clinical Research pages.

+Entrance Requirements

A second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject, an MBBS, 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 a minimum IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (internet based),  Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

Places are limited and early application is recommended.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Programme Coordinator
Newcastle Biomedicine
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5199
Website: Newcastle Biomedicine, Clinical Research 

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Biomedicine.