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Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) PGCert

Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Pediatrics Emergency Clinical Care

Course type


Course Summary

This programme is aimed at high-calibre graduates in medicine involved in the management of clinical emergencies in children. It is ideal for trainees in paediatrics and emergency medicine, and also highly relevant for anaesthetists who wish to develop skills in paediatric anaesthesia or paediatric intensive care. It will also help primary care practitioners who work in remote and rural areas without paediatric support. The programme is designed to give you the educational background you need to manage medical emergencies in children, throughout the world. The final year of the programme can be tailored to your circumstances and career goals. This programme has been designed to help you achieve a successful career in paediatric emergency medicine with a high quality qualification and the latest understanding and knowledge.

Different course options

Study mode



1 year

Start date



This programme aims to ensure that practitioners have a sound anatomical and physiological basis for treatment of acute illness and injury in children and young people

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) plus one year of postgraduate clinical experience e.g. FY1 in UK, or equivalent elsewhere. Students must have an ongoing commitment to the clinical care of children, and be actively attending to children in emergency situations.

University information

Inspiring the world since 1583 The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world's top 50 ( Times Higher Education World Rankings) and placed 18th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. Their entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from 140 countries, which creates a unique Edinburgh experience. The University provides a stimulating...more