University of Warwick

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Modules include: Normal renal endocrinology; normal endocrine regulation by the kidneys; abnormal renal endocrinology.

Assessment methods

4,000 word essay as coursework based on home learning; 5 case study based questions.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time £ 3,040 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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PG Admissions
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02476 524585