MSc in Clinical Research

Institute of Clinical Research (India)
In Hyderabad

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  • Master
  • Hyderabad
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
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1-10-3/2, Cargo Office Building, Opposite Old Airport, Behind Bottles & Chimney's, Prakasham Nagar, Begumpet,, 500016, Andhra Pradesh, India
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· Requirements

- A postgraduate or graduate in Bioscience/Life Sciences (with any of the following subjects: Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotech) with at least 50% marks in aggregate - A postgraduate or graduate with Chemistry as a subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate - A postgraduate or graduate in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course programme

This Clinical Research program starts in the month of August every year at Mumbai, Delhi , Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Hyderabad and comprises a Foundation Year study program undertaken in India by ICRI followed by the MSc in Clinical Research course awarded by Cranfield University. The MSc may be undertaken at Mumbai, Delhi , Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Cranfield (UK).

Foundation Course - 1st year

* Biomedical Basis of Disease (Integrated Teaching in Medicine)
* General Pharmacology, organization and functions of various systems including drug used in the management of various diseases
* Preclinical, toxicity studies, evaluation of drugs and Indian regulatory framework
* Drug discovery and Development
* Clinical Data Management

MSc Clinical Research* - 2nd year

Taught Modules (40% of MSc award)

* Discovery and development of new medicinal therapies, diagnostics and technologies
* Experimental Methods I: Research Design and Methodology
* Experimental Methods II: Experimental Design, Analysis and Interpretation for Studies in Humans
* Research Governance and Ethics
* Integrated Preclinical Studies
* Clinical Evaluation I: Practical and Scientific Perspectives of Evaluation of Putative New Medical Interventions
* Clinical Evaluation II: Regulatory Requirements and Marketing-Research Interface
* Clinical Research Operations Management

Group Project (20% of MSc award)

* This innovative learning approach allows the students to apply the knowledge and skills gained during the taught course to prepare a substantial dossier of required documentation for a clinical research programme. The student will need to be able to do this as a member of a team, contributing to the overall project and taking responsibility for a particular area.

Individual Project (40% of MSc award)

* A four month personal research project undertaken in industry or academia to allow each student to demonstrate their independent learning ability and interest in advancing their knowledge through the pursuit of independent research and/or development work in an area related to clinical research. The research project is undertaken in either a pharmaceutical company, CRO, clinical research site, hospital or academic facility. During the research project you will be supported by your ICRI tutor to help you through the critical months establishing yourself as a clinical research professional.

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