This course is designed to cover a complete curriculum for Specialist Endocrinology. The Centre for Endocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine has an international reputation in this area, both in clinical practice and in research. The curriculum incorporates elements of the UK specialty training curriculum for endocrinology and diabetes mellitus, including aspects which are assessed at the knowledge'based examination required for Royal College Certification. In addition there will be a focus on up to date developments in the field and expert opinions and presentations.
Endocrinology: Core knowledge and key skills; the hypothalamus and pituitary; thyroid; calcium and bone; reproductive, pregnancy and paediatric endocrinology; clinical chemistry, gut and metabolism; the adrenal cortex and medulla; endocrine oncology and genetics.
Course Additional Entry
Qualification requirements for the course are MB BS or basic medical degree from universities recognised by the University of London. Candidates should generally have worked for at least 1 year after qualification as a registered medical practitioner registration. Applicants may be interviewed prior to acceptance and course entry may be competitive. For international applicants, demonstration of English Language proficiency is required either by an IELTS overall score of 6.5 (or acceptable equivalents) or via completion of MRCP to at least Part 1 level.
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