St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Applied Clinical Research in Health Sciences

  • MSc
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 4 Semester
  • St. Pölten UAS

Get started in clinical research! This unique education programme gives health professionals plenty of practical, hands-on opportunities to deepen their knowledge in the field of clinical research. They learn to plan, conduct, evaluate and present interdisciplinary, clinical research projects. They write their master thesis as a scientific article which is submitted for publication in a professional journal.

Study Content

This practice-oriented further education programme at the St. Pölten UAS offers excellent learning opportunities and modern research infrastructure. The curriculum‘s four focus areas of “Science and Research”, “Clinical Practice“, “Management Competencies“, and “Master Project“ provide you with the best possible preparation for a position in clinical research.

Special attention is given to the research internship, which enables you to implement the expertise you have achieved in a research project. Your master thesis, which constitutes another important part of the programme, is written in the form of a scientific article to be subsequently submitted for publication.

Educational Objectives

Evidence-based medicine does not only form the foundation of clinical decisions. Health professionals are increasingly required to actively contribute to clinical research in prevention, therapy and rehabilitation.
As a graduate, you are able to plan and conduct interdisciplinary clinical research projects and relevant work packages in light of current, regional, national and international developments.
Depending on your professional qualification, you can select your research project focus from the fields of health promotion, prevention, curative therapy, rehabilitation, palliative medicine, and diagnosis.

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