Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
The University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham

Short courses

We know that everyone learns in different ways - that's why our short course programme offers a range of options.  

Please see details of upcoming courses for 2022 by clicking here.

Online courses

For people who prefer to access learning materials online, we offer online short courses, which include a combination of pre-recorded lectures and a range of scheduled live sessions with course tutors.  We currently offer the following online courses:

Online Introduction to Clinical Trials 

The course includes two modules:

Module 1: Trial Design

Module 2: Trial Conduct

Delegates can book onto one or both modules and a discounted rate is offered to students who choose to attend both modules.

Online Introduction to Statistics in Clinical Trials 

This course introduces the basic statistical concepts and methods commonly used in medical research. 

Face to face courses

We offer face-to-face learning via the courses detailed below.  These courses take place over several consecutive days and are classroom based; they include lecture-based content and lots of opportunities for interaction with other delegates, via a range of workshops.

Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

The course introduces the key considerations when designing and conducting a randomised clinical trial. 



Introduction to Statistics for Clinical Trial Managers

This one day course is specifically designed for clinical trials managers with little or no previous statistical training.


Introduction to Statistics in Clinical Trials

This course introduces the basic statistical concepts and methods commonly used in medical research. 



 Further Statistics for Clinical Trials

This 3 day intermediate course, is intended for anyone involved in analysing clinical trial data.

Nottingham Systematic Review Course

This course is for those interested in completing a Cochrane style systematic review.





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Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit

General enquiries
Telephone: +44 (0)115 8231600