NUSAGE-PAREXEL Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management

Provided by NUS Academy of GxP Excellence

Course introduction


PAREXEL International and the National University of Singapore Academy of GxP Excellence (NUSAGE) have come together to offer a 4-month comprehensive and practice-oriented Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Clinical Trial Management.

Drawing on a decade of experience in Germany, the course is designed and taught by PAREXEL experts at one of the world’s most prestigious universities, and is intended to facilitate entry into one of the most rapidly expanding industries: Clinical Research.

This part-time professional certification programme is conducted in a flipped classroom mode as well as in person by experienced faculties from PAREXEL Academy and NUS. Upon completion of this course, participants will have an in-depth understanding and insight of the clinical research industy, from drug discovery to the regulatory requirements and to data managment. Participants will also be well versed in the operational conduct and logistics of a clinical trial and report writing.   This will prepare participants for challenging careers either as a new entrant or for  advancement in Clinical Research Organizations, Pharmaceutical Companies, Patient-Care Centres, Regulatory Authorities and other suitable positions.

Programme Structure


There are 4 modules leading to the completion of the part-time programme, taught by lecturers from PAREXEL Academy:

Module 1: Drug Development Processes
Module 2: Regulatory Affairs
Module 3: Conducting Clinical Trials
Module 4: Clinical Data Management and Clinical Logistics

The modules are taught in flipped classroom mode. Each module will consist of one week remote learning (recorded presentations, self-readings and exercises), followed by 3-4 days of full-time, face-to-face training.  Students will have to complete pre-lesson readings, assignments, project work, and assessments before attending the face-to-face trainings. As proof that the remote part has been completed, an assessment will be carried out before the face-to-face part starts. Each module will be assessed by a written final examination.

Fees & Funding

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