Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Clinical Research

Students gain the knowledge and expertise for a senior role in clinical research. The course presents an overview of all aspects of the drug development process, and establishes a multidisciplinary approach to bringing a new chemical entity to the market place. It fosters networking and collaborative learning between participants. Students study clinical research in a diversity of therapeutic areas. In the MSc year, students are encouraged to carry out projects.

Entry requirements

Degree from a UK or other approved university or suitable qualifications and experience. Applicants are usually employed in the pharmaceutical industry, a contract research organisation, the NHS or academia.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries are available; applicants would normally be sponsored by a pharmaceutical employer.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,529 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,808 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PgDip Part-time £ 2,529 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,808 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 706016