UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Paediatrics and Child Health (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Medically qualified applicants should have post-qualification experience in paediatrics or child health. Non-medically qualified applicants should have a 1st degree in a related subject 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; principles and practice in paediatric gastroenterology; investigations and management in paediatric gastroenterology; options include: adolescent health and medicine; applied genomics; clinical aspects of cell and gene therapy; clinical genomics, genetics and rare diseases; disability; epidemiology for child health; healthy child programme 0-18 years; immunisation and communicable diseases; leadership and professional development; molecular biology of normal and birth defects; nutrition, growth and physical activity; respiration through life, health and disease; safeguarding children and children in society; specialist paediatrics i; specialist paediatrics ii; teaching and learning in medical education.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and research project supervision. Assessment is through a combination of unseen examination, class-based tests, (including an MCQ test), appraisals, essays, personal portfolio, oral presentations, the research proposal, and the dissertation examined by viva voce.


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 Full-time - 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