King's College London

Course Introduction

The Advanced Paediatrics MSc course is a multidisciplinary master?s degree designed for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other allied health professionals. This advanced study course concentrates on expanding your research and evidence-based evaluation skills in clinical practice and leadership, as well as enhancing your career opportunities in research and academia.

Description

The Advanced Paediatrics MSc course will provide you with a detailed understanding of research methods and statistics applied to the provision of child health, as well as the knowledge and understanding to conduct reliable methodological research projects. You will be working with an established faculty with advanced knowledge of the management processes in NHS Trusts.

The course is made up of optional and required modules and offers you the flexibility to study either full or part-time. You will explore a range of required modules such as Paediatric Research: Methods, Statistical Application & Governance, Service Delivery & Management, Leadership & Professional Development as well as Ethics & Child Health and a dissertation. You are required to take modules totalling 180 credits to complete the course, where 60 credits will come from a research project and dissertation of around 15,000 words.

Career prospects

Many of our graduates have gone onto further research in funded PhD programmes. All of our students who have applied for National Grid training in a speciality have been successful and the feedback has been outstanding.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,900 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,900 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £25,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £4,995 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £4,995 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £12,750 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: The typical entry requirement for graduate study is a Bachelor's degree with minimum 2:1 Honours in medicine, nursing or an allied health sciences subject and you will currently be working as a band six or equivalent. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 62 overall, with a minimum of 52 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92