Duration of Program 5 years (10 Semesters)


Seats 15

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research prepares students to find careers as clinical researchers in different areas, in an academic setting, as part of the government agencies, for medical and pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organisations or for non-profit research organisations. This program includes foundation courses from basic sciences and then covers an in-depth study in processes required in the management of studies that help in developing drugs, device and protocols for case studies and patient care. The comprehensive curriculum focuses on fundamentals of clinical research, research ethics, regulatory guidelines and good clinical practice which protects human subjects. The program offers specialization in the following domains:

Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Regulatory Affairs

Academic Framework

The foundation of higher learning at UPES since its inception has been to explore and promote areas of learning that are innovative and future focused. This has led to constant evolution in facilitating creative and collaborative learning engagements for students through realignment of curriculum and exploration of virtual tools, and open-source courseware; thereby creating borderless learning and access to limitless information.

The new curriculum framework at UPES, ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence) is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. The learning is segmented into core subject studies, core specialism studies, minors/exploratory subjects, and signature and life skills learning. The latter three are offered by the newly-instituted School for Life.

SFL (School for Life) is an intrinsic part of the composite UPES student experience and facilitates learning and education that is a balance between what students want, and what is needed of them as future global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. With courses designed to equip students with lifelong learning skills, a focus on a wide range of contemporary issues, and a mandatory social and professional internship experience that is unique, UPES believes in igniting to inspire the best version within an individual to better the world.

  • Clinical research coordinator also known as research nurses, site managers and clinical study coordinators 
  • Clinical research associate also known as a clinical monitor or trial monitor 
  • Clinical research data specialist includes data analyst, data manager, data coordinator and data associates
  • Research pharmacist 
  • Clinical project managers
  • Clinical investigator or clinical researcher
  • Clinical laboratory technologist or technician
  • Medical laboratory scientist
  • Medical/scientific writer
Minimum 50% Marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Math’s and English as a Major Subject
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