Erasmus University Rotterdam

Clinical Research, MRes

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2006
    Tuition (Year)
    1800
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Clinical Research Master at Erasmus University Rotterdam is the result of a partnership between the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) and a large variety of university departments with a known track-record in clinical and translational research at Erasmus MC.

Pursue research opportunities in a range of fields such as endocrinology, cardiovascular research, various subfields in oncology, pediatrics, obstetrics, urology, transplantation medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, surgical research, and musculoskeletal science. Get methodological and practical training, and go on to a career researching a wide range of subjects, or in an executive or advisory position in drug research or health policy.

The Clinical Research programme is delivered by Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Objectives

Students should acquire the following competencies:

  • Ability to formulate a clinical problem and translate it into a scientific question;
  • Ability to perform an extensive study of the literature concerning a clinical problem;
  • Ability to translate a scientific question into a research protocol;
  • Acquisition of sufficient knowledge of existing methods of clinical scientific research, biostatistical analytical methods, laws, regulations and ethics and the abilities to use such knowledge in a research protocol;
  • Ability to conduct the research, collect and analyse data, and draw conclusions;
  • Ability to write a Master’s thesis, including the objective(s) of the investigation, a summary of the literature, materials, methods, results, discussion and conclusions of the research project and to present these findings at scientific meetings. Publication of the research findings in an international peer-reviewed journal is encouraged.

Programme Structure

  • First year: mainly methodological, statistical and programme specific courses and start research project; 
  • Second year: individual research project and advanced courses, electives and seminars.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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Academic Requirements

When you apply online you should prepare the following documents:

  • A letter of motivation in English (max. 500 words!), explaining your wish to apply and the career you wish to pursue.
  • An extensive curriculum vitae (résumé) in English (using Europass format, see Europass), including:
    • a list of educational institutes attended and corresponding dates;
    • degree(s) obtained or expected to obtain;
    • work experience and corresponding dates of employment for each position held;
    • research experience and a complete list of publications;
    • all other relevant information.
  • For more information, please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2006 International
  • EUR 1800 EU/EEA

Funding

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