Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine PGDip

Course Introduction

Resuscitation is a rapidly evolving area that crosses the boundaries of emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anaesthesia and acute medicine. Early recognition of critical illness and resuscitation saves lives and reduces suffering for our patients. Develop your skills under the guidance of a renowned international faculty.

* An excellent reputation in emergency medicine, trauma surgery and critical care

* Worldwide reputation for delivering successful online courses

* Delivered by a leading UK Medical School ? in the top seven multi-faculty research institutions (REF 2014)

* Acquire an understanding of specialised techniques applicable to your own research or advanced scholarship

Facilities

* Access to Queen Mary?s dedicated online portal, QMplus

* Supplementary reading and a selection of relevant journal articles

* Student Café ? this area of the site allows pictures and questions or messages to be posted for discussion within the group

* Access to our campus facilities if you decide to visit at any point during your course

Career paths

The part-time nature of this course allows you to apply your knowledge directly to your practice as a doctor, nurse, paramedic or physician associate.

Start Date

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

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,650 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,650 European Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £6,950 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.
  • International 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. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92