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ClinTec GmbH and Edinburgh Napier University Announce Launch of Masters in International Clinical Research and Technology (MSc) Degree


5/7/2013 6:40:58 AM

7 May 2013: ClinTec International and Edinburgh Napier University are proud to announce the launch of the ‘Masters in International Clinical Research and Technology’. The course, scheduled to begin at the end of May 2013, is designed for Clinical Research Professionals, and will be delivered online on a part time basis through an interactive learning platform. Consequently, the course can be fitted around a busy work and home life, with lectures viewable both live and after the lecture has occurred.

This inventive and pioneering programme has been developed in a collaboration between ClinTec International and Edinburgh Napier University, an institution with a proven track record for providing innovative under and post graduate international qualifications in clinical research. Taught by experts in the field, from both the university and ClinTec’s own experienced global team; the programme adheres to the strictest clinical research regulations and is externally validated by other UK Higher Educational Institutions.

Comprising 7 modules, ranging from ‘Challenges of Operating Clinical Trials’ to ‘Quality and Safety for Clinical Trials’, the course aims to meet the needs of individuals in a variety of roles, from different regions across the world; giving them the confidence and expertise they need in order to make tremendous strides in the highly competitive global clinical research market. The course adds to ClinTec’s ‘ACRE’ (Academy of Clinical Research Excellence) programme, which aims to provide education and guidance to professionals in the clinical research market and allows current employees of the company gain higher education qualifications in the clinical research field.

Speaking on the launch of the course, ClinTec’s CEO and Founder, Dr Rabinder Buttar commented; “I am delighted to be able to announce the formation of this course in conjunction with Edinburgh Napier University. For the individuals, it will bring enormous personal reward and gain, and will help in their future as they look to build a successful career for themselves in the burgeoning clinical research market. For ClinTec, it is a great opportunity to share the knowledge and experience we have gained as a pioneering clinical research organisation over the past 16 years. We are a company with a global outlook and presence, and given the interactive nature of this course, we are looking for professionals and students from all over the world to take part. Our global management team are vastly experienced in the world of clinical research, and are immensely excited about sharing their knowledge, expertise, and opinion in the constantly evolving clinical research market.”

Professor Dame Joan K. Stringer DBE, Principal & Vice Chancellor, Edinburgh Napier University, speaking of the link up with ClinTec International said; “This exciting collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and ClinTec International Ltd builds upon the biomedical sciences and educational expertise that exists in Scotland. At Edinburgh Napier University we have a track record of providing innovative worldwide clinical research training. We have an excellent success rate with these programmes and now boast in excess of 200 Clinical Research students all over the world. This innovative programme will further develop the portfolio of programmes on offer, strengthen the reputation of Edinburgh Napier University and ClinTec International Ltd and expand the training opportunities for staff working in this industry.”

For media enquiries, please contact Tristan Jervis on +44 (0) 203 6740 or e-mail: t.jervis@defacto.com.



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