Module Catalogue

MCR8001 : Research Governance and Ethics (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Elaine McColl
  • Lecturer: Mr Paddy Stevenson, Miss Anne Cook, Dr Jennifer Wilkinson, Mr Jan Deckers, Dr Christopher Morris
  • Other Staff: Prof. Stephen Robson
  • Owning School: FMS Graduate School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

This module aims to familiarise students with the legal and ethical issues surrounding different forms of clinical research and with the principles of research governance. It is designed to prepare students to plan and conduct original clinical research by providing them with specific knowledge and enabling them to develop an understanding of the legislation and the necessary paperwork and permissions required for the clinical research.

Outline Of Syllabus

- Introduction to clinical research
- Overview of research governance framework and legislation
- Good Clinical Practice in research training
-       Process to gain relevant study approvals
- Ethical principles & dilemmas
- History of research ethics
- The informed consent process
- Regulatory compliance during active study and study closedown
- Consumer involvement

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable