Clinical Research Protocol Writing

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Research capacity development
Department Name: Research Development and Support (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)


To enable Registrars (MMed candidates), Medical Officers and other novice clinician researchers who are ready to begin or are in the process of drafting a quantitative or qualitative clinical research protocol, to:

1. Learn the basic concepts of research methodology (quantitative and/or qualitative);
2. Learn about the components required in a research protocol, suitable for divisional/departmental approval and/or ethics approval in the South African context; and to
3. Learn how to draft the different sections of a research protocol.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 18 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: E Rodrigues
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9665
Latest Year Offered: 2023