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Clinical Research degrees abroad

Clinical research is a vitally important part of developing new drugs and medical treatments. It is the process by which these new therapies are tested to ensure they are safe and work as they should.

As a clinical research student, you’ll develop the skills required to design and lead high-quality clinical research and support healthcare research innovation. You’ll also learn how to conduct critical analysis of evidence, and to carry out in-depth qualitative and quantitative research.

Effective and collaborative clinical research has never been more important. As an international student, you’ll get to see how clinical research is approached in a new country, and gain access to the best facilities and teaching. Not only this, but you’ll also be embarking on an exciting new adventure, experiencing a different culture, and making lifelong connections.

Clinical Research program structure

Clinical research is most widely offered as a master's program, however it is possible to study it as a bachelor’s program in the USA. Here you’ll study for four years, and have the opportunity to take a range of ‘minor’ subjects in your first two years. In the final half of your program you’ll focus on clinical research modules.

You can study a master’s in clinical research if you already hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Most postgraduate programs last between one and two years, and are offered at a range of qualifications including MSc, PgDip (Postgraduate Diploma), PgCert (Postgraduate Certificate), and MClinRes (Master of Clinical Research).

PgDip and PgCert qualifications are shorter than a master’s qualification, and in the UK can be completed in a year. MClinRes tend to be purely research based programs, whereas most MSc degrees will include taught modules.

When studying a clinical research program, you can expect to take part in some lectures, seminars, and tutorials. A lot of your time will be used conducting your own research and working on a dissertation.

The modules and subject areas you’ll study will differ depending on where you choose to study, however some of the most common include:

  • Introduction to research methods
  • Foundations in clinical research
  • Health economics
  • Statistical methods in health research
  • Implementation and improvement science
  • Data analysis
  • Research project

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Clinical Research study abroad programs

Clinical research undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in clinical research

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    Allied Health Science - BSc Radford University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    39,622 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 39,622 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
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    Allied Health Sciences (Storrs Campus) - BSc University of Connecticut, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    37,698 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 37,698 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Occupational Health Sciences - BS/BA University of North Alabama, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,535 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,535 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Applied Health Sciences - BSc Troy University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,624 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,624 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Biology: Health Science Emphasis - BSc University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,900 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Associate in clinical research

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    Health Science - ASc College of the Desert, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,368 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,368 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Health Science Navigator: Pre-Nursing - ASc Broward College, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,952 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,952 USD

    Start date
    May, August
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    Health Sciences - AA RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,599 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,760 AUD

    Start date
    July, February
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    Health Sciences - ASc Merritt College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
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    Health Sciences with Funeral Attendant - AAS-T Lake Washington Institute of Technology, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,635 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,635 USD

    Start date
    April, July, September, January
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Clinical research graduate programs

Master's in clinical research

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    Clinical Research - MRes Teesside University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,876 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Clinical Research - MSc Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,125 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,125 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Clinical Research - MSc Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,479 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,500 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
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    Clinical Research and Product Development - MSc University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,548 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,548 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Health Science : Community Health - MPH California State University, Long Beach, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,620 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,620 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Doctorate in clinical research

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    Health Sciences - PhD Duquesne University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    60,620 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 60,620 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
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    Health Sciences: Physical Therapy Pathway - Integrated BHS/DPT Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    34,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,700 USD

    Start date
    September
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    Professional Doctorate in Health Science - ProfDoc University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,618 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,150 GBP

    Start date
    October
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Future clinical research careers

As a clinical research graduate, your skills will be in high demand in a range of healthcare roles. Some of the career paths you could consider include:

  • Clinical researcher
  • Biostatistician
  • Clinical research scientist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Clinical research coordinator
  • Clinical trial manager

If you don’t know which role is right for you, you can speak to your university’s career services. They can help you find work after graduation or advice which modules best match your aspirations.