PhD in Clinical Research

Best 6 PhDs in Clinical Research 2017

Clinical Research

Once you have a master’s degree, you can go on to earn your PhD. A PhD can be earned in about eight years. This doctoral degree takes about four years of exam preparation and four years of dissertation to complete.

What is a PhD in Clinical Research? While earning a doctorate in this field, you can research medical technologies that will change the face of medicine forever. Clinical research is what allows people to invent new medications, medical devices, and medical equipment that enhances the world of medicine for doctors and patients alike. You will learn how to work on clinical trials and use the results to create medicine that will help patients for years to come.

There are many benefits to earning your PhD in Clinical Research. With a PhD, you will be the top in your field, and have access to higher paying career opportunities as well as chances to contribute to scholarly journals.

The cost of getting a PhD depends on the school that you wish to attend. You will have to contact the admissions office at your chosen institution to find out the total cost of the program. You can apply for grants, scholarships and loans to help cover some of the cost.

With a PhD in Clinical Research, you may find work at some of the best research labs around the country. Hospitals and universities always need top research scientists to assist with medical research about infectious diseases, medical equipment, and other technologies that will change the face of medicine. There may also be positions at pharmaceutical companies and other commercial businesses in the health care industry.

If you would like to earn your degree at a distance, you need to find schools that offer any online PhD courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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PhD in Bioanalytical Chemistry

Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Current instrumental methods used in qualitative and quantitative analysis, separation methods, processing of biological material. Knowledge of English (C1 at least). [+]

PhDs in Clinical Research. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria Content of the entrance examination Current instrumental methods used in qualitative and quantitative analysis, separation methods, processing of biological material. Knowledge of English (C1 at least). Additional conditions for the bonus (practice) Successfully completed (degree) university studies in healthcare bioanalytics, pharmacy or related field. Diploma thesis with at least partly analytical focus. Experience in bioanalytical laboratory. Criteria for the evaluation examination Professional knowledge level – reviewed on answers to questions stated in General content of entrance exam Submitted doctoral project – complexity of project, modern methodical access to solution and project continuation of actually solved topics in in appropriate field of study are evaluated Conditions for admission Application form must be submitted to the stated term incl. all enclosures Finishing of required former studies Successfully passed entrance exam [-]

PhD in Clinical and Social Pharmacy

Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

The graduate has knowledge and skills how to reach rational choice and use of medicines. [+]

Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria Content of the entrance examination The knowledge of pharmacology, clinical pharmacy and risk management in pharmacotherapy for clinical pharmacy. Knowledge of English (C1 at least). Additional conditions for the bonus (practice) Completed university studies in pharmacy, medicine. Diploma thesis similar with respect to the proposed Ph.D. studies of the candidate. Practice in a pharmacy/drug information centres, department of clinical pharmacy. Criteria for the evaluation examination Professional knowledge level – reviewed on answers to questions stated in General content of entrance exam Submitted doctoral project – complexity of project, modern methodical access to solution and project continuation of actually solved topics in in appropriate field of study are evaluated Conditions for admission Application form must be submitted to the stated term incl. all enclosures Finishing of required former studies Successfully passed entrance exam Information on the exercise of graduates The graduate has knowledge and skills how to reach rational choice and use of medicines; is able to manage methodology of Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics; Health Technology Assessment and Pharmacovigilance in evaluation of the therapeutic value of drugs; is able to monitor behavior of health care workers and patients during pharmacotherapy (drug compliance, adherence, drug related problems) and is able to find tools for minimization of risks of pharmacotherapy; knows the principles of medicine policy and is able effectively use its tools; is able to critically assess literature information regarding pharmacotherapy; is able to analyze needs and marketing services of contemporary Pharmacy from the historical point... [-]

Doctor of Medicine

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2017 Japan Hirosaki

The main objective of the graduate study program is to teach and research academic theories and their applications in the field of medicine. The program also aims to make contributions to the advancement of culture in general by fostering a deeper understanding of medicine. [+]

PhDs in Clinical Research. Advanced education and research in medical science The main objective of the graduate study program is to teach and research academic theories and their applications in the field of medicine. The program also aims to make contributions to the advancement of culture in general by fostering a deeper understanding of medicine. Through the course, students will expand the body of academic knowledge in their area of concentration to obtain highly developed research skills, which will prepare them to carry out independent research activities as medical researchers, and to perform other highly specialized professional duties after graduation. Medical Science Basic Medicine Neuroanatomy Cell Biology and Histology Anatomical Science Physiology Biochemistry and Genome Biology Pharmacology Pathology and Molecular Medicine Pathology and Bioscience Microbiology and Immunology Social Medicine Forensic Medicine Clinical Medicine Gastroenterology and Hematology Cardiology Respiratory Medicine and Nephrology Endocrinology and Metabolism Medical Oncology, Neuropsychiatry Pediatrics Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Gastroenterological Surgery Ophthalmology Dermatology Urology Otolaryngology Otolaryngology Radiology and Radiation Oncology Obstetrics and Gynecology Anesthesiology Neurosurgery Dentistry and Oral Surgery Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Emergency and Disaster Medicine Laboratory Medicine Anatomic Pathology Anatomic Pathology Medical Informatics Integrated Medical Education Pharmaceutical Science [-]

Doctoral Program in Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Guimarães

The PhD course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology through creative and autonomous research in multidisciplinary areas, aiming ultimately at finding therapeutic solutions in the framework of Regenerative Medicine. [+]

Doctoral Program in Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells The PhD course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology through creative and autonomous research in multidisciplinary areas, aiming ultimately at finding therapeutic solutions in the framework of Regenerative Medicine. The course constitutes an innovative venture in terms of curricular contents, taking advantage of unique competences (scientific excellence, ability to attract students, lab infrastructure, relationships with international scientific groups and institutions) available at the University of Minho. The completion of this PhD implies a curricular component with 60 ECTS and a dissertation. The conclusion of the curricular component grants the student a Advanced Studies diploma on TERM&SC. Access to higher education The conclusion of this Doctoral degree allows the realization of research activity at post-doctoral level [-]

Clinical Doctorates

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 years September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The ‘Clinical Doctorate’ programme is designed for experienced clinicians who wish to attain the highest goal of becoming ‘clinical academic’. This is the ideal qualification for those who retain a clinical focus with commitment to the improvement of patient care. [+]

PhDs in Clinical Research. Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals, of all varieties. The programme is practice-focused and has been designed to prepare future leaders of practice, education and leadership. Students will join other professionals from a range of disciplines for on-campus and online study, to benefit not only from the extensive knowledge delivered by the Clinical Doctorate team, but from each others experiences and expertise. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport is well placed to deliver a clinically focused programme such as this. We are a multi-award winning institution, led by a group of world-leading academics, with strong and established research records, real nursing experience and a wealth of world-class publications. Who is the Doctorate for? The ‘Clinical Doctorate’ programme is designed for experienced clinicians who wish to attain the highest goal of becoming ‘clinical academic’. This is the ideal qualification for those who retain a clinical focus with commitment to the improvement of patient care. Health care professionals on the Programme may include: nurses; midwives; dieticians; genetic counsellors; occupational therapists; paramedicine; physiotherapists; speech and language therapists; sport and exercise psychologists and podiatrists. 1st for Research In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) the Faculty of Health Sciences came top for health research in Scotland and was ranked 12th in the UK overall, showcasing our commitment to producing world-leading research which improves the health of people in Scotland and reduces health inequalities... [-]

PhD in Physical Therapy

University of Central Arkansas
Campus Full time Part time 45 - 60 hours September 2017 USA Conway + 1 more

The PhD in Physical Therapy at the University of Central Arkansas is designed to prepare students to become scholars and leaders. The scholar not only discovers, integrates, and applies knowledge but also communicates and disseminates it. [+]

Program Description The PhD in Physical Therapy at the University of Central Arkansas is designed to prepare students to become scholars and leaders. The scholar not only discovers, integrates, and applies knowledge but also communicates and disseminates it. The PhD graduate has the ability to make significant contributions to scholarship in physical therapy. Students in a PhD program are required to grasp complex intellectual issues in addition to the highly technical standards necessary for research and scholarship. The UCA Department of Physical Therapy Research Page provides information regarding current projects and faculty interests. PhD Admission Process Review by the PhD Admissions Committee The PhD Admissions Committee for the Department of Physical Therapy consists of three members of the UCA graduate faculty from the Department of Physical Therapy, and one member is a graduate faculty member from a Department other than Physical Therapy. Upon submission of the application materials, the PhD Admissions Committee will determine whether the applicant meets the criteria for average scores on the GRE and TOEFL (if required), and appropriate interest area and statement of purpose. Interview Applicants who meet the criteria are invited for an interview. An on-site interview at the University of Central Arkansas is preferred, but a telephone interview may be conducted when extenuating circumstances prevail. Application Process Students wishing to pursue the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Physical Therapy will be admitted through a process involving a mutual decision between the graduate dean and the Department of Physical Therapy. Applicants must submit... [-]