UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This comprehensive programme is intended for professionals specialising in paediatrics and child health and is based at the Institute of Child Health, which sits in a unique position in UK paediatrics because of its strong links to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and UCL.

Course Modules

Core modules: evidence'based child health; research methodology and statistics; molecular biology of normal development and birth defects; molecular and clinical aspects of childhood cancers; clinical genomics, genetics and rare diseases; options: stem cells and tissue repair; molecular aspects of cell and gene therapy; clinical applications of cell and gene therapy; applied genomics.

Course Additional Entry

Medically qualified applicants should have post'qualification experience in paediatrics or child health. Non'medically qualified applicants should normally have a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and several year's specialist experience of working in hospitals, community 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