Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

This course is designed for trainees and consultants in Emergency Medicine and other acute care specialities. It is also designed to assist advanced nurse practitioners and paramedics to gain skills in Resuscitation Medicine. The course welcomes students from medical, nursing and paramedic backgrounds from both overseas and Europe/UK. The course is online, allowing you to study at your own pace and in your own time, enabling you to continue with your work commitments. It provides an excellent structured learning platform for trainees and specialists to develop skills in this area. Lectures are delivered by leading experts in the field with the same lecturer/course leads offering weekly tutorials. Students will be allocated to a study group with a rotating academic lead. Each module is assessed by an online MCQ with two attempts to pass. The pass-mark is set at 50%. Groups will be assessed as a whole, and awarded a pass, fail or more work required grade.

Start Date:

Students will study this course by Part-time Distance Learning..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,050 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,050 European Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £5,450 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: For Doctors: Students need to have a medical degree. Two or more years? basic training in Emergency Medicine/anaesthesia/general medicine/cardiology/acute surgery/intensive care medicine/pre-hospital care. Current employment in emergency medicine, critical care, acute medicine, observation medicine or pre-hospital care. Part time work of at least two days per week is accepted. For Nurses: Students need to have an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or higher. Applicants with academic study slightly below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is very strong evidence of suitable clinical experience in a relevant medical field. For example, nursing professionals with non-honours degrees or diploma/foundation degrees but who come with extensive clinical experience. Students need to have 5 years? experience in emergency and critical care nursing and a letter of support from the departmental lead or educational lead that the applicant has the skill set to complete the course. For Paramedics: Students need to have a degree in paramedic science at 2:1 or higher. Applicants with academic study slightly below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is very strong evidence of suitable clinical experience in a relevant medical field. For example, Paramedics with non-honours degrees or diploma/foundation degrees but who come with extensive clinical experience. Students need to have 5 years? experience working as a paramedic or 3 years? experience plus at least 12 months experience working as a critical care paramedic or in a dedicated HEMS system. In order to study this programme, students will require regular access to a computer with a high speed internet connection.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0.
  • IELTS score: 7