UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This comprehensive programme is intended for paediatricians and related professionals interested in global child health.

Course Modules

Core modules: concepts and controversies in global health or essentials of international child health; evidence'based child health; research methods and statistics; options include: children in difficult circumstances; conflict, humanitarianism and health; child development, inclusive approaches in global contexts; disability and development; ethnicity, migration and health; economic evaluation in health care; health management, planning and programme design; international child mental health; immunisation and communicable diseases; investigations and management in paediatric gastroenterology; key principles of health economics; leadership and professional development; molecular and genetic basis of paediatrics; nutrition and public health; perinatal epidemiology and newborn care; principles and practice in paediatric gastroenterology; social determinants of health; sexual health (designing sexual and reproductive health programmes in low and middle income countries); safeguarding and children in society.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have a keen interest in paediatrics or child health. Non'medically qualified applicants should normally have a minimum of an upper second'class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and appropriate specialist experience of working in hospitals, child health or public health services for children and families.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip