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Data monitoring and interim analyses

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Modes of Study

This module will cover issues relating to the on-going monitoring of the data in a study in order that sufficient data are available to answer the trial’s question reliably without recruiting more patients than necessary, or exposing them to unacceptable risks.It is an option for all students on the MSc Clinical Trials and PG Diploma Clinical Trials.


15 [150 hours]


Formal assessment of the module will be by two assessed assignments, each worth 50% of the overall mark.

If you fail the module overall, you are allowed one further attempt at the failed element(s).

For full information regarding this module please see the module module specification.