Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PgCert / PgDip), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    4335
    Tuition (Year)
    4335
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
The University of Edinburgh Online
This programme is aimed at high-calibre graduates in medicine involved in the management of clinical emergencies in children.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

It is ideal for trainees in paediatrics and emergency medicine, and also highly relevant for anaesthetists who wish to develop skills in paediatric anaesthesia or paediatric intensive care.

It will also help primary care practitioners who work in remote and rural areas without paediatric support.

Programme description

The programme is designed to give you the educational background you need to manage medical emergencies in children, throughout the world.

Online learning

Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.

Our online students not only have access to Edinburgh’s excellent resources, but also become part of a supportive online community, bringing together students and tutors from around the world.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to help you achieve a successful career in paediatric emergency medicine with a high quality qualification and the latest understanding and knowledge.

Programme Structure

Programme structure

You may choose to study to certificate, diploma or masters level.

Year 1: certificate

You will study a wide range of specialities in Fundamentals in Paediatric Medicine.

Year 2: diploma

You will take the following compulsory courses:

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Surgical Emergencies & Trauma/Anaesthesia & Sedation

  • Additional Topics in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Year 3 masters

You will study the compulsory course Management Issues in Paediatric Emergency Medicine Students will undertake a written reflective element from a number of suggested topics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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Academic Requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) plus one year of clinical experience is required.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

One year of clinical experience.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 4335 International
  • GBP 4335 EU/EEA

Funding

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