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Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)

Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)

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Study mode

Online

Duration

1 year

Start date

MAR

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Respiratory / Chest Diseases Medicine (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Respiratory medicine is an increasingly important field of medicine, as respiratory disease is a growing cause of morbidity and mortality. This Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine course offers you the opportunity to explore and study the major classes of respiratory disease.

Run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, the Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine allows you to apply knowledge for direct clinical benefit and future study in respiratory medicine. The Postgraduate Diploma is aimed at Doctors, GPs, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Nurses or those with equivalent professional qualifications and background experience. Once you have completed the PG Diploma you could progress to the MSc Respiratory Medicine.

Assessment

Each of the six modules has the same assessment format:

  • Academic Forum - 40%
  • Reflective Journal - 10%
  • Group/individual activity - 20%
  • Case based examination - 30%

Careers

Students are normally employed as healthcare professionals so work/study placements would not be suitable.

Completion of the course will enhance private practice and will help career progression. The course gives you the direct opportunity to improve patient care.

Modules

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (20 Credits)
Asthma and Allergy (20 Credits)
Respiratory Infections; Diagnoses and Management (20 Credits)
Respiratory Medicine - Symptoms, Signs and Investigations (20 Credits)
Wider Respiratory Horizon (20 Credits)
Thoracic Oncology and Pleural Disease (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

3,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

3,900

Entry requirements

Students will typically hold a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.

University information

The University of South Wales (USW) is progressive and career-oriented university, which provides high quality tuition and course content developed in collaboration with key employers and industry-leading professional partners. The university offers a huge selection of courses, over 500 in total, and a comprehensive selection of postgraduate taught and research programmes which are internationally regarded. Courses are designed with the needs of...more

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