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18 Oct 2021

Melbourne MicroCerts - Emerging Topics in Oncology series

Clinical Trial Protocol Design - Six week course starts Monday 14 March 2022

Learn from leading oncological experts by enrolling in new Melbourne MicroCerts, delivered online through the University of Melbourne. Co-designed with the VCCC Alliance, courses provide practical, in-demand skills students can immediately apply to their workplace, or step into rewarding roles in the specified areas.

Enrol as an individual, or managers, sponsor a group to rapidly upskill your team. 

Time commitment is approx 4 hours per week, delivered flexibly, allowing you to learn on your own schedule, within the timeframe. 

Whether you’re looking to upskill, expand your knowledge or take the next step in your career, these courses will set you up for success. Melbourne MicroCerts will give you comprehensive knowledge, specific skills, and capabilities that you need within a short period of time.

Enrol as an individual, or managers, sponsor a group to rapidly upskill your team. 


Clinical Trial Protocol Design

Clinical trials can be life-changing for current patients and help drive breakthroughs for future generations. Health professionals, researchers and others in the oncology sector will gain the practical knowledge needed to develop and implement a clinical trial. You will develop a plain language statement and protocol outline as part of your assessment.

Special offer on course fee

A discount is currently being offered on this course: 

5% discount for a group of 3+ people

10% for VCCC Alliance members

25% for University of Melbourne staff

30% for University of Melbourne alumni

Read more and enrol
Pathways to further study

Courses can be taken as a stand-alone course or complemented with any other Melbourne MicroCert in the Emerging Topics in Oncology series to deepen your knowledge and skills.

It also offers a pathway – otherwise known as advanced standing – into the Master of Cancer Sciences. To use it this way, you need to complete all four Melbourne MicroCerts in the Emerging Topics in Oncology series, then apply for credit towards the qualification.

The series includes:

Clinical Trial Protocol Design

Drug Commercialisation Fundamentals

New Frontiers in Cancer Care (online date tba)

Practical Health Economics (online date tba)

For information contact  Alicia Mew, VCCC Alliance E-learning Developer.

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