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Study mode

Part time

Duration

12 months

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Pediatrics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme in Child Health reflects the need for the NHS to deliver basic academic training in paediatrics to all trainees in Scotland, and to formally cover the level 2 Framework of Competencies for Training in Paediatrics outlined by the accrediting body, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (RCPCH).

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The Certificate in Child Health is run jointly by the University of Glasgow and NHS Education for Scotland.
  • Scottish Deaneries have offered support to this programme, and will request that all paediatric trainees in their Level 2 Specialist Training complete this programme as part of their professional training.
  • Only available to Specialist Trainee (ST) in Scotland.
  • You will gain a qualification which, in conjunction with appropriate clinical training, will satisfy the General Medical Council / RCPCH and allow you to move on to your Level 3 training.

Modules

This course offers students the opportunity to build on their existing knowledge base of child public health, mental health and behavioural problems and child protection. Students will have the opportunity to learn from a wide range of paediatric specialists who will suggest a focused and practical approach to commonly encountered paediatric problems within these specialist areas.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

1,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

You must have a degree in medicine with membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health. You must provide evidence of MRCPCH, a first medical degree and a CV (resume).

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more