UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Paediatrics and Child Health (Community Child Health)

This programme is intended for professionals specialising in paediatrics and child health and is based at the Institute of Child Health.

Entry requirements

Medically qualified applicants should have post-qualification experience in paediatrics or child health. Non-medically qualified applicants should normally have a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and several years' specialist experience of working in hospitals, community child health or public health services for children and families.

Course modules

Core modules: evidence-based child health; research methodology and statistics; epidemiology for child health; options include: leadership and professional development; molecular and genetic basis of paediatrics; specialist paediatrics i; specialist paediatrics ii; teaching and learning in medical education; immunisation and communicable diseases; healthy child programme 0 to 18 years; disability; safeguarding children and children in society; nutrition, growth and physical activity; respiration through life, health and disease; principles and practice in paediatric gastroenterology; investigations and management in paediatric gastroenterology.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and research project supervision. Assessment is through a combination of multiple choice questions and short-answer question examinations, essays, posters, presentations, reflective portfolios, critical appraisal of literature and, if the full MSc is taken, the dissertation, including an oral presentation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Variable - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Variable - 1 years
MSc Variable - 2 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
020 7905 2107