This course will provide the advanced knowledge and skills to undertake sound applied clinical research in healthcare.
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Applied Clinical Research at Western
In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding in all aspects of the research process involving human participants. Through searching and critiquing the literature, and formulating a full research proposal, you will complete a Human Research Ethics Application (HREA), demonstrating your knowledge and skills to conceptualise and conduct a research project in a clinical setting.
Successful completion of this course provides an articulation pathway into higher level research qualifications offered at Western. Students who successfully complete this course may transfer into the Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
This course is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Clinical research
- Public and private hospitals
Applied Clinical Researcher
How do we know whether therapeutic treatments provide the benefits they claim to, and what are the long-term effects on health? Applied clinical researchers provide the scientific evidence on which clinical decisions are based.
Professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry promote the safe use of medicines and contribute to research, testing and development of pharmaceuticals and medical products.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.