The University of Melbourne

Master of Clinical Research

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Clinical Research is the University of Melbourne’s premier course for medical professionals who want to want to build a career in clinical research.Designed for health professionals from a range of clinical disciplines, including biomedical, medical, nursing, allied health, health science and social science, this program is suited to those either already involved in research and seeking to formalise their skills, or those wanting to start a career in the field.You’ll gain the skills you need to plan and implement a clinical research program, learn to translate your research into clinical practice, and build a career on the frontiers of health care.


  • Research Development and Translation
  • Principles of Clinical Research
  • Responsibilities in Clinical Research
  • Study Design in Clinical Research
  • Data Analysis in Clinical Research
  • Clinical Research Thesis

Standard entry requirements

an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in medicine, an allied health profession, science or social science, andat least one year of documented, relevant professional work experience in a medical, scientific or allied health environment.

Study pathways

The Master of Clinical Research satisfies the 25 point research pathway to PhD admission. Graduates of the Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research in either Oncology or Neuroscience can have these awards credited as an elective towards the Graduate Diploma or Master awards.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $42,748
International: $56,315
  • Full-time : 18 months
  • Part-time : 3 years

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