University of Warwick
The Kidney as an Endocrine Organ
This course offers a new perspective to renal physiology; although the kidney is known to have a number of endocrine functions these are often considered in isolation; this course studies each aspect of renal endocrinology in an integral manner that illustrates how the kidney is an endocrine organ; students on this course gain a comprehensive understanding of basic and molecular endocrinology; individual aspects of normal and abnormal renal endocrinology are examined and integrated with clinical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease.
2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 92, PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.
Modules include: Normal renal endocrinology; normal endocrine regulation by the kidneys; abnormal renal endocrinology.
4,000 word essay as coursework based on home learning; 5 case study based questions.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PGA||Part-time||£ 3,040 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Warwick||Coventry||CV4 7AL||West Midlands|