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Gastroenterology Online PGDip

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Distance without attendance | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 18 months | 18-SEP-23

Study mode

Distance without attendance


18 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Designed as both an introduction and update in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, this online Gastroenterology PGDip is aimed at practising clinicians wishing to understand the theories and practices of effective research techniques.

  • Flexible learning schedule, allowing you to study alongside work commitments
  • Developed and delivered by research and clinically active academics

What you'll study

This Postgraduate Diploma in Gastroenterology is aimed at practising clinicians wishing to understand the sciences underpinning clinical diseases and their management. It touches on a number of core topics, from paediatric and adolescent gastrointestinal (GI) through to adult GI diseases. You’ll acquire a number of invaluable skills throughout the programme.

You’ll be taught by world-leading experts, internationally recognised for their cutting-edge research in gastroenterology and be introduced to established techniques of research and enquiry and how they are used to create and interpret knowledge.

If you successfully complete this postgraduate diploma, you may be eligible for progression onto our Online MSc in Gastroenterology.


  • Six core modules


You'll be taught by internationally recognised academics in a variety of methods, including:

  • online lectures and seminars
  • podcasts
  • reading material and guided reading exercises
  • clinical case presentations
  • group discussions via the QMplus portal.

We invest in both your educational and personal development, and you will be assigned an Academic Adviser, who will support you during your studies.

Career paths

During your studies you'll have access to support at every stage in your degree, including one-to-one academic guidance, tailored workshops and external guest speakers. Graduates of this course are well-placed to progress onto MSc-level study.


In this module, you will undertake an advanced course in the field of Neurogastroenterology. Part of the module includes teaching and experience of complex diagnostic techniques within a GI physiology unit. This includes oesophageal and small bowel manometry, high-resolution manometry, impedance and nuclear medicine techniques.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

An MBBS or a basic medical degree