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Paediatrics and Child Health: Community Child Health MSc

Paediatrics and Child Health: Community Child Health MSc

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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pediatrics Community Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This comprehensive programme is based at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH). As a student, you will benefit from the unique position the institute occupies within UK paediatrics. We bring together strong links to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children with our setting within the powerful teaching and research environment of UCL. The Paediatrics and Child Health: Community Child Health programme will provide you with public-health skills central to community child health practice. You will build an awareness of current and future developments in community child health and gain the skills necessary to critically appraise practice and policy, and undertake independent research if the full MSc is taken.

Careers

This programme provides the skills necessary to become a community health practitioner. On graduation, you will be able to assess the need for child health services and planning of services, and understand the rationale and organisation of preventive child health services and the relationship between social conditions and health.

Employability

As a graduate of this programme, you will have valuable academic and clinical skills in community practice which you will be able to employ in the workplace. Graduates based in the UK can continue in their career pathway in community child health.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Modules

Research Project Report - Core
Evidence-based Child Health - Core
Epidemiology for Child Health - Core
Applied Statistics for Health Research 1 - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

29,400

Entry requirements

Medically qualified applicants should have post-qualification experience in paediatrics or child health. Non-medically qualified applicants should normally have a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and several years' specialist experience of working in hospitals, community child health or public health services for children and families.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more