Clinical Trials Programme

Diploma - Year 2

In Year 2, you will choose from a selection of elective courses totalling 60 credits

Courses Credits
Principles of Clinical Trial Management 20
Clinical Trials in Special Populations 20
Patient and Public Involvement 20
Study Design 20
Monitoring and Audit 20
Pharmacovigilance 20
Introduction to Health Economics and Applied Health Economics 20
Translational Imaging and Clinical Trials* 10

Elective courses are available once a year and require a minimum number of students.

* Courses marked with an asterisk are provided by other Programmes.



For each course, your final mark will be based on:

  • your participation in online discussions and seminars
  • an individual written project
  • a reflective portfolio
  • a group project which in some cases will be peer-assessed


At the end of this year, you can choose to graduate with a Diploma,  or continue in order to complete the Masters in Clinical Trials.