PhD in Clinical Research - 60 Credits

Introduction & Certification Body

Clinical Research is a branch of medical science that determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use.

Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Master’s degree in Clinical Research/Health Sciences /Paramedical science from a recognized university
Master’s Degree in life science with PG diploma in Clinical Research from a recognized university

Salient Features
  • Combines theoretical and practical training
  • Flexibility to study anytime, anywhere
  • Gain good decision making skills to provide impetus for improving methods of patient care
  • Apply Clinical trials, pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, biostatistics, research methodology and pharma co vigilance


  • Block Subjects Credits
    I Drug discovery, clinical trial(definition, phases), Evidence-based medicine 3
    II Advanced Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics 3
    III Types of study designs 3
    Capstone Project I (Block: I, II, III) 1
    IV Computer Aided Drug Designing and Good clinical practice 3
    V Clinical research related documents and data management 3
    VI Ethics of clinical research in special population 3
    Capstone Project II (Block: IV, V, VI) 1
    VII International Regulatory agencies and Scientific communication 3
    VIII Applied biostatistics 3
    IX Clinical Trial Operation 3
    X Designing a protocol 3
    XI Research question, Objectives and endpoints in clinical research 3
    XII - XVIII Research Work 25
    Total Credits 60

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology

Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery

Student Testimonials

Rosy John

"It was a good experience with TAU to do my masters degree.Now I am looking forward for a suitable position.Thanks to all teachers and Mentors..

Iran Rayman Ali

"TAU has truly been an experience I will never forget. Since this is the first time I have done any academic studies online. I struggled at first, but with my coordinator help I managed to grasp quickly how to navigate the moodle. I was happy to take part in two e-conference and have my article published. "

Christianah Mojirade Adeola

"TAU made my dream comes to reality. My experience with TAU is something I can't forget easily. The modules are superb, the student coordinators are always ready to assist and the weekly tests made me more occupied with my studies."


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Co-Guide.

  • How do I get academic discussions and clarifications?

    Academic Discussions & Clarifications will be done through Student - Faculty Interactions and Forum Discussions.

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