King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Advanced Paediatrics

This course is designed for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. Content is research and evidence-based and gives students a detailed understanding of research methods and statistics applied to child health, the ability to conduct methodologically robust research projects and advanced knowledge of the management processes in modern NHS Trusts.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in medicine and MRCPCH exam for medical trainees; or degree in nursing or an allied health sciences subject and currently working as a band 7 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Paediatric research: methods, statistical application and governance; service delivery and management; clinical leadership; ethics and child health; international child health; international child health; adolescent Healthcare. Optional modules: paediatric cardiology; neonatology; paediatric respiratory and allergy; paediatric hepatology, renaland astroenterology; paediatric critical care; paediatric infectious disease. Year 2 Choice of one module from the following clinical areas (all 30 Credits): �Paediatric Cardiology �Neonatology �Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy �Paediatric Hepatology, Renal & Gastroenterology �Paediatric Critical Care �Paediatric Infectious Disease

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays, an unseen examination and some workplace-based assessments; for MSc students, the programme also requires completion of a research project that includes a thesis of at least 10,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Guy's Campus Southwark SE1 1UL South East

Key information

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