Module Catalogue

MCR8004 : Developing your Career in Clinical Research

  • Offered for Year: 2015/16
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Steve Parry
  • Lecturer: Dr Debbie Carrick-Sen, Dr Neelima Thampy, Dr Hilary Wastell, Dr Ruben Thanacoody, Professor Julia Newton, Mrs Sam Ducker, Professor Lynn Rochester, Dr Kieren Hollingsworth
  • Owning School: FMS Graduate School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

This module constitutes part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research.

The module aims to familiarise students with a range of practical issues surrounding different forms of clinical research and with enhanced principles of research governance. It also aims to enhance the knowledge of the science behind research at an international level and allow students to reflect on their academic career. The module is designed to prepare students to plan and conduct original clinical research by providing them with specific knowledge and enabling them to develop understanding of the subject as well as a portfolio of skills to this end. The module will also provide students with knowledge of legal requirements for performing research outside the UK and provide enhanced knowledge building upon that obtained in the Postgraduate Certificate.

Outline Of Syllabus

Current legislation and the law - the European perspective.
Post marketing surveillance.
The science of research - Understanding the 'OLOGIES'.
The Academic Career journey - how did I get where I am today.
Managing intellectual property.

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