King's College London

Course Introduction

This course is designed for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. Content is research and evidence'based and gives students a detailed understanding of research methods and statistics applied to child health, the ability to conduct methodologically robust research projects and advanced knowledge of the management processes in modern NHS Trusts.

Course Modules

Modules include: Paediatric research: methods, statistical application and governance; service delivery and management; clinical leadership; ethics and child health; international child health; international child health; adolescent Healthcare. Optional modules: paediatric cardiology; neonatology; paediatric respiratory and allergy; paediatric hepatology, renaland astroenterology; paediatric critical care; paediatric infectious disease.

Year 2

Choice of one module from the following clinical areas (all 30 Credits):

•Paediatric Cardiology


•Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy

•Paediatric Hepatology, Renal & Gastroenterology

•Paediatric Critical Care

•Paediatric Infectious Disease

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
2 years
Part Time

Qualifications required:

  • An Honours degree in medicine and MRCPCH exam for medical trainees; or degree in nursing or an allied health sciences subject and currently working as a band 7 or equivalent.