Erasmus University Rotterdam

Clinical Research, MRes

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    8700
    Tuition (Year)
    1984
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The Clinical Research programme in Clinical Research aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in clinical research and sufficient knowledge of clinical specialist areas, for example medical technology, immunology or molecular biology. On the basis of this knowledge, the student will be prepared to write a research protocol and to preform research.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This Research Master 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
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Academic Requirements

You should fit each of the following criteria:
  • You have a Bachelors degree from a school of medicine or biomedical sciences.
  • You have a good working command of the English language, both oral and written.
  • If you are a medical student at Erasmus MC, you may apply for this Research Master programme, when you receive an invitation from the Dean, or when you feel you qualify for participation in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 8700 International
  • EUR 1984 EU/EEA

Funding

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