UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Paediatrics and Child Health (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

TBC

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,020 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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