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Master of Science (Clinical Research)

Master of Science (Clinical Research)

Sharda School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS)

  • Programme Code

    SAH0101

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

M. Sc. in Clinical Research is a two-year postgraduate programme that deals with the study of analyzing healthy and/or diseased human volunteers to generate information which can be used to obtain data that ultimately help in the treatment diagnosis prevention and relief in the symptoms of the disease.
This programme will broaden students horizon of knowledge on the subjects including clinical trials epidemiologic studies translational research behavioral science patient-oriented research and health service research.
In addition the programme will also enable students to analyze high-quality data and to develop reliable results for the key generation of evidence facilitating impetus for improving patient care. The programme helps students in gaining expertise in research and development processes to develop new applications to upgrade medical science.

The accurate balance of theoretical and practical sessions enable students to apply best of their knowledge and produce concrete results with learning.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: To understand and analyze the impact of clinical research in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.
  • PEO2: To understand the regulatory perspectives and processes, standards and practices of ICH-GCP in conduct of ethical clinical trials.
  • PEO3:  Forecast the resources necessary for developing and managingclinical research grants and trials as required and regulated by global regulatoryagencies.
  • PEO4:  Demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills necessary to enhance employment opportunitiesor advancement within the clinical research industry.
  • PEO5: Effectively communicate and collaborate with health care providers and regulatory agencies to develop culturally diverse domestic and global strategies for biopharmaceutical product approvals.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Clinical research and basic medical knowledge: Apply knowledge of basic medical sciences and clinical research to be a successful member of the research team or a individual.
  • PO2:  Design/development of trials:design and implement a clinical (patient-oriented) research study including selection of study methods, measures of the intervention and outcomes, data collection, management and analysis.
  • PO3: Modern tool usage: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern tools in clinical data management with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO4: Ethics: Understand professional and ethical responsibilities in clinical research practice by following standards, norms and practices of ethical and regulatory bodies.
  • PO5: Communication: Understand the regulatory perspectives, norms and processes and communicate effectively with them for seeking permissions/approvals being able to comprehend, write and present effectively trial reports and documentation
  • PO6: Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO7:  Lifelong learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in broadest context of technological change.

This course is for individuals who...

Are excellent at grasping scientific concepts and research design quickly are the ideal fit for the programme. It is for aspirants who are ethical true to their work and wish to explore ways to improve the healthcare science. 
 

Students who are looking for...

Collaborative environments to work with their fellow-mates and yearn for a passionate career inspired by a thoughtful analysis of emerging trends.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 140000 2nd Year 144200
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2550 5000
Programme Structure
 

Subject Code

Theory subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

 

Type of Course:

L

T

P

RMS 002

Biostatistics and Research Methodology

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 103

Human anatomy and physiology

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 104

Microbiology and pathology

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 105

Clinical biochemistry

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 107

Introduction to clinical research

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

VAC

Value added course (VAC)

-

-

-

-

 

 

RBL001

RBL-1

-

-

-

0

Core

CC

Practical/viva-voce/jury

MCR 108

Human anatomy and physiology(lab)

--

--

4

2

Core

CC

MCR 109

Microbiology and pathology(lab)

-

-

4

2

Core

CC

MCR 110

Clinical biochemistry(lab)

-

-

2

1

Core

CC

TOTAL CREDITS

25

 

 

 

Subject Code

Theory subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

 

Type of Course:

L

T

P

MCR 112

Systemic pharmacology

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 113

Clinical trial process and good clinical practices

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 114

Introduction to management (Hospital & Healthcare)

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 115

Medical terminologies and conditions

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

MCR 116

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

3

-

1

4

Core

CC

OPE

Open elective

2

-

-

2

Elective

SEC

RBL002

RBL-2

-

-

-

0

Core

CC

Practical/viva-voce/jury

MCR 117

Systemic pharmacology (lab)

--

--

2

1

Core

CC

MCR118

Community posting and application of biostatistics (CA)

-

-

4

2

Core

AECC

MCR119

Clinical trial process and good clinical practices (CA)

-

-

4

2

Core

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

27

 

 

 

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

 

Type of Course:

L

T

P

Theory subjects/ Practical/viva-voce/jury

MCR 201 

Faculty-Student-Industry-Connect (CA)

-

-

2

2

Core

CC

MCR 202

MS office (Advance excel)  (CA)

-

-

2

1

Core

AECC

MCR 203

Clinical trial management

4

-

--

4

Core

SEC

MCR 204

Regulations in clinical research

4

-

-

4

Core

DSE

MCR 205

Documentation and data management in clinical research

4

-

-

4

Core

SEC

MCR 206

Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoeconomics

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

MCR 207

Psychology and patient counselling

4

-

--

4

Core

CC

VAC

Value added course (VAC)

-

-

-

-

-

-

RBL003

RBL-3

   

2

2

-

      SEC

MCR 216

Training (ETE Exam-Viva)

  -

-

6

3

Core

AECC

MCR 209

Documentation in clinical research (CA)

 

 

  4

2

Core

SEC

TOTAL CREDITS

30

 

 

 

Subject Code

Subjects/ Practical/viva-voce/jury

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

 

Type of Course:

 

L

T

P

OPE

Open elective

2

-

-

2

Elective

CC

MCR 211

Research methodology

2

-

-

2

Core

AECC

MCR 212

Recent advances in clinical research

2

-

-

2

Core

SEC

RBL004

RBL-4

-

-

-

2

Core

SEC

MCR 217

Dissertation  (ETE)

-

-

34

18

Core

DSE

TOTAL CREDITS

26

 

 

 
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • MBBS/BDS/BVSc./B.Sc. Life Sciences/B.Sc. Biology with minimum 55% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Clinical Research Investigator & Coordinator
  • Regulatory Affair Manager
  • Clinical Research Physician
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Data Manager
  • QA/QC Manager
  • Principal Investigator
  • Medical Advisor
  • Drug Developer
  • Clinical Trials Auditor

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 4.50 LPA to 6.00 LPA

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