University Master's Degree in Applied Clinical Research in Health Sciences

This is an opportunity to discover and master applied research methodology from a practical and multidisciplinary approach, from both a local and international perspective

Content Official Master's Degree in Applied Clinical Research in Health Sciences

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Informative sessions with directors and coordinators. From the 27th to the 1st of May: Registration is open!

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Ideal student profile

This course is best suited to students with the following qualities:
- General knowledge of the basic subjects that make up the study of health sciences.
- Analytical skills and interest in furthering research in health sciences.
- Ability to understand and communicate abstract concepts in more than one language, especially in English.
- Teamworking skills, persistence, creativeness and initiative.

The ideal profile is that of persons interested in following a career in research centres, in public research institutions devoted to the field of biomedicine, or in hospitals with research programmes within different services or departments. It is also addressed to students interested in continuing onto a PhD programme in the field of health.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously

Specific skills

  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance and limitations of scientific and translational research in health sciences.
  • Distinguish the types of research and the scientific method applied. Formulate research problems, hypotheses and objectives.
  • Critically assess, identify and classify scientific information sources according to types of scientific evidence and relevance.
  • Elaborate a basic, clinical or experimental research protocol based on scientific methodology.
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic statistical methodologies used in biomedical and clinical studies and use analysis tools provided by modern computer technology.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing, research justifications, results and conclusions.
  • Maintain and update scientific competence, paying special attention to independent learning techniques to acquire new knowledge in health sciences and other biomedical fields.
  • Recognise and explain the ethical, legal and financial context in which biomedical research is carried out.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Work as part of a group with other professionals, considering their viewpoints and establishing a constructive collaboration.
  • Communicate and apply knowledge when taking part in public and cultural debates.
  • Identify and understand the advances and challenges of research.
  • Develop independent learning habits and motivation to continue training at postgraduate level.
  • Demonstrate respect for the ethical and legal aspects of research and professional activities.
  • Develop scientific knowledge, critical reasoning and creativity.