Clinical Trials - TM


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

1st semester, Master of Science in Medicine with Industrial Specialization, Profile: Translational Medicine.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Understand theoretical and practical issues relating to clinical trials essential for translational medicine and drug/medical device development


  • Apply a set of principles and methods at any stage from design to conduction and reporting a clinical trial at any phase from phase I to phase IV.
  • Obtain experience in any relevant area within the concept of clinical trials such as design, setting outcomes, use of appropriate statistical methods, application of rules and guidelines to conduct and monitor a trial, report of post-marketing drug surveillance, adverse reactions, pharmacovigilance, and the role of media and pharmacoeconomics.


  • Select methodology appropriate to the chosen field and problem within translational medicine
  • Collect, critically analyze and interpret data.
  • Utilize guidelines, standards, tools, and approaches for assessing safety and efficacy of drugs/medical devices considering global benefits to people and economies.



Name of examClinical Trials
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please contact the  programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKliniske forsøg - TM
Module codeMEDMS13K2_8
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine