|Types||Oxford Qualification - Part-time|
|Dates||Mon 10 to Fri 14 Oct 2016|
|Application status||Applications being accepted|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email email@example.com or telephone +44(0)1865 286955.|
The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics course is a one-week module of the MSc in Experimental Therapeutics. Offered by the Oncology Department and the Department for Continuing Education’s CPD Centre, the week will be led by Prof Rachel Kerr and will feature face-to-face lectures and tutorials from some of Oxford's leading clinicians and scientists.
The module can be taken as a stand-alone short course. It includes group work, discussions, guest lectures, and interaction and feedback with tutors and lecturers.
The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics course will provide students with the opportunity to learn more about and discuss the following topics:
"I liked that it presented an overview of all aspects of clinical development."
Associate Principal Scientist, Clinical Research, New Jersey, USA
“Good narrative from bench to bedside for a drug/treatment. Good networking opportunity and interesting to hear view points from attendees from different backgrounds."
Vaccine Programme Coordinator, Oxford, UK
This course can be taken:
This course will be held at the Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, Oxford.
To apply for this short course you should:
The course has been designed to:
Short course participants who do not wish to undertake the assessed work required for academic credit but who do satisfy the course attendance requirements will receive a certificate of attendance. The pdf sample above is an illustration only, and the wording will reflect the course and dates attended.
Those successfully completing the course for credit can request a CATS point transcript.
Assessment will be based on submission of a set written assignment, not exceeding 4,000 words. The assessment is only undertaken by those taking the course for academic credit.
Those wishing to may apply to take the course with accreditation. The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education offers Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) points for the course. Participants attending at least 75% of the taught course and successfully completing assessed assignments are eligible to earn credit equivalent to 20 CATS-equivalent points which may be counted towards a postgraduate qualification.
This course uses the Department’s online assignment submission system and online courseware. In order to participate in the course, and to prepare and submit your course assignments you will need access to the Internet and a computer meeting our recommended minimum computer specification. Students of this course may use the student computing facilities provided in Departmental buildings.
The course will appeal to health professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including qualified doctors, especially specialist registrars in clinical pharmacology or in training for other medical sub-specialities; clinical research fellows; pharmacists; nurses; graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry or in academic clinical trials.
The course will be taught by a range of scientists leading these areas of research, and there will be significant time programmed to discuss the scientific and sometimes ethical issues raised by this area of medical research. It will include group work, discussions, guest lectures, and interaction and feedback with tutors and lecturers.
A virtual learning environment (VLE) and access to some of the University of Oxford’s online resources will provide support for those taking the course for credit.
Accommodation is available at the Rewley House Residential Centre, within the Department for Continuing Education, in central Oxford. The comfortable, en-suite, study-bedrooms have been rated as 4-Star Campus accommodation under the Quality In Tourism scheme, and come with tea- and coffee-making facilities, free Wi-Fi access and Freeview TV. Guests can take advantage of the excellent dining facilities and common room bar, where they may relax and network with others on the programme.
The course fee includes:
Details of funding opportunities including grants, bursaries and scholarships are available on our sources of funding page.
Application deadline: two weeks before the commencement of the course.
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This course requires you to complete the application form and the additional information form below, and submit them alongside a copy of your CV. If you are applying to take this course for academic credit you will also need to complete section two of the reference form and forward it to your referee for completion. Please note that if you are not applying to take the course for academic credit then you do not need to submit a reference.
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This module can be studied as part of these programmes: