There is a great need for clinicians who can combine patient care and research. This Research Master programme is a unique opportunity for medical students to become clinical investigators and pursue an academic career simultaneously.

Students should acquire the following competencies:

  • Ability to formulate a clinical problem and translate it into a scientific question;
  • Ability to perform an extensive study of the literature concerning a clinical problem;
  • Ability to translate a scientific question into a research protocol;
  • Acquisition of sufficient knowledge of existing methods of clinical scientific research, biostatistical analytical methods, laws, regulations and ethics and the abilities to use such knowledge in a research protocol;
  • Ability to conduct the research, collect and analyse data, and draw conclusions;
  • Ability to write a Master’s thesis, including the objective(s) of the investigation, a summary of the literature, materials, methods, results, discussion and conclusions of the research project and to present these findings at scientific meetings. Publication of the research findings in an international peer-reviewed journal is encouraged.

    Why study Research MasterClinical Research

    Explore the potential of medical research. In upcoming years, important discoveries will be made in the health sciences. Take part in unearthing these discoveries.

    Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research—and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own speciality, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyse data, and publish in high-impact journals.

    NIHES, at the Erasmus MC, is a top-ranked institution with a strong international dimension. Let them be your springboard to a career in international research, public health, health policy, health economics, clinical medicine, or pharmaceutical research.

    Target audience

    The Research Master programme in Clinical Research targets ambitious students with a bachelor degree in medicine or biomedical sciences, who want to help to improve diagnosis and treatment through research, sign up for the master programme Clinical Research at Erasmus MC. Your path to success as a clinician, intern involved in research or as a medical scientist. Every patient is different; every diagnosis is, too.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated May 21, 2019
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