Faculty of Science

Clinical Research

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2014 academic year unless otherwise specified.

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This subject is taught by the School of Biological Sciences.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research is a distance course that will provide clinical researchers with the skills required for undertaking drug development and clinical trials. Most students will complete the course part time over two years.

The Diploma draws on the research strengths of Victoria University (which also offers courses in the health-related sciences of biomedicine, nursing and psychology) and the clinical expertise of staff from Capital and Coast District Health Board and the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand

Candidates must have a relevant Bachelor's degree in health, medicine, neuroscience, behavioural psychology, biomedical science or biostatistics at an appropriate level.

For more information see Clinical Research on the School of Biological Sciences website.

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How to find out more

More information about postgraduate study at Victoria is available at the Faculty of Graduate Research.

For information about courses and qualifications, the Admission process, exemptions and prerequisites and your Application to study, contact the Science Faculty Office. Courses are taught within the School of Biological Sciences. For enquiries please contact:

Sandra Taylor
Phone: 04 463 5747 | 0800 22 77 55
Email: sandra.taylor@vuw.ac.nz