Learning objectives: This course will introduce the students to the different study design commonly encountered in clinical research. The course also intends to equip the students with fundamental understanding of how to apply statistical tests commonly used in clinical medicine.Major topics? Basic concepts of research. Fundamental requirements in conducting clinical trials. Study designs commonly encountered in clinical medicine. Advantages and disadvantages of the various designs. Drug information. Statistical tests commonly used in clinical medicine.Target students? Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) students and postgraduates with permission.