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Full time


9 months

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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

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Course Summary

Designed as both an introduction and update in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, this Gastroenterology PgDip is aimed at practising clinicians who want to learn more about the science underpinning clinical diseases and their management. It also offers you the opportunity to learn the latest research techniques.

  • Developed and delivered by research and clinically active academics
  • Approved by the British Society of Gastroenterology Education Committee
  • Cover the complete curriculum in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition if you are a new entrant into these fields, and act as an update and extension if you are already working in it


At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities. These include:

  • the Blizard Building, which has state of-the-art facilities for students and staff including open-plan research laboratories, office space, a 400-seater lecture theatre and a café, and several seminar room
  • access to the Centre for Immunobiology
  • access to our Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratories: five dedicated cell culture laboratories, a molecular biology facility and general purpose laboratories
  • Confocal Microscopy Unit incorporating two confocal microscopes, enabling advanced 3D imaging of living cells
  • medical libraries located at Whitechapel, West Smithfield and on Queen Mary's Mile End campus.

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 to MSc study.


In this module, we will look at aspects of adult luminal gastroenterology, excluding functional gastrointestinal disease. We will focus on research and science underpinning this speciality.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have MBBS or a basic medical degree.