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Bachelor of Clinical Research Professions (vocational)

This vocational bachelor’s degree gives students the specialization necessary to respond to a growing demand for qualified personnel in the clinical medical research professions. Graduates quickly find employment within public and private research bodies (industrial companies and service providers). 


The degree ensures students:

  • associate technical/regulatory knowledge with management skills
  • are capable of assisting investigating doctors and/or the promoter with the organization, implementation and follow-up of clinical research studies in the health field (protocol management, establishment of Case Report Forms, logistical management before and during the trial, quality monitoring and control)
  • learn to plan and organize their professional activity
  • know how to record and transmit, in written and oral form, the completed scientific study (visit records, study summaries, results presentation, powerpoint, newsletter, etc.)
  • know the statistical tools applied to health and their consequences in terms of recuperation, coding and data-management. 

clinical research, biomedical research, health, clinical research assistant, clinical studies technician, research coordinator, clinical project manager, data manager, quality control


A graduate of this vocational bachelor’s degree is qualified for various professions (clinical studies technician, clinical research attaché, logistician, data-manager, quality control) in public, private and not-for-profit research bodies, with potential for career advancement (senior data manager, research coordinator, project manager). 


This is a dual education course (3 weeks of internship per 1 week of theory classes): the periods of theoretical and practical teaching, 14 week (minimum) internship in-company, and tutored project lead to a dissertation.

As an apprenticeship, the course takes one year, with monthly alternation between company and classes.

Well-targeted public

Students who have completed their 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree (in biology, computer science, psychology, mathematics, physiology, chemistry, etc.), or a DUT, DEUST, DEUG, BTS (in biochemistry, chemistry, biological analysis, dietician, etc.).

Adult students:

Health professionals (nurse, midwife, laboratory technician, etc.) or the unemployed having previously completed at least 2 years of tertiary education.


Students whose written applications are accepted will then need to attend an interview.

The teaching staff, in liaison with the Centre de Formation d’Apprentis (CFA), decide how many students on apprenticeship will be accepted each year.  

To follow the course as an apprenticeship, enrolment can only be finalised after an apprenticeship contract has been signed through the CFA.

Further information:

CFA LEEM Apprentissage
15, rue Rieux 92517 BOULOGNE- BILLANCOURT Cedex
Ph: 01 41 10 26 93 - Fax: 01 76 64 55 03
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Administrative coordinator

Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie
site Saint Antoine
Service de Pharmacologie
27 rue Chaligny
75012 Paris

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