Master in Clinical Research Management (MEGIC)


Developed in partnership with NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA Medical School, IMS and National School of Pulbic Health) and University of Aveiro, the Master's in Clinical Research Management aims to train specialized professionals in the field of clinical research and clinical trial management. The course provides students with an in-depth understanding of the main concepts and methodologies used in clinical research, including the design, implementation, monitoring and analysis of clinical trials. In addition, this Master's also provides a solid foundation for those who wish to continue their studies towards a PhD.


The Master's in Clinical Research Management aims to train highly qualified human resources to professionalize clinical research in health units, universities, academic centers, biobanks, pharmaceutical and health technology companies, clinical research organizations, and others. Training and professionalizing the structures and teams that support clinical research makes it possible to improve quality and increase the performance and competitiveness of research teams. This is where this Master's focuses its strategy

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in clinical research.
  • Ability to develop clinical research protocols, including the definition of objectives, methods, target population and statistical analysis.
  • Competence in collecting, analyzing and interpreting clinical data.
  • Ability to carry out clinical trials, following the relevant ethical and legal standards.
  • Knowledge of the different phases of clinical trials and the associated national and international regulations.

Graduates in the area of Life and Health Sciences (Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Nursing, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and other related areas.

  • Study Coordination
  • Monitoring Clinical Trials
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Clinical Research Management
  • Project Management




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Lúcia Domingues
Professor and Clinical Researcher

Universidade Aveiro COORDINATION


  • LANGUAGE | Portuguese
  • ECTS | 120
  • DURATION | 2 years 
  • HOURS | Daytime - Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m - 6.30 p.m.

Study Plan



  • National student: 2.750€/year
  • International student: 5.500€/year

Program Manager

Filipa Possante