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Sleep Medicine: The Physiological Basis of Sleep Short Course Certificate

Sleep Medicine: The Physiological Basis of Sleep Short Course Certificate

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Short Course Certificate

Subject areas

Psychology Physiology (Human) Medicine (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course encompassed within the Online programme in Sleep Medicine which leads to an MSc or PgDip. It is expected that after completion of this module students will be able: To gain an understanding of sleep as a complex, strictly regulated process, ubiquitous across ontogeny and phylogeny; To develop knowledge of basic neurophysiologic and genetic underpinning of sleep; To get insights into methodology used for classifying sleep states, and investigating sleep in animals, human subjects and patients; To understand how leading theories on sleep regulation and function aid prevention and treatment of sleep disorders; To develop understanding of the link between sleep and bodily functions, including immune system, thermoregulation and metabolism. There is an extended essay of no more than 4,000 words associated with this module. The credit point for the course are 15 CATS points.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

6 weeks

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£1,317

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£2,030

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students are normally expected to be predicted or have achieved a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in psychology, neuroscience or a health-related discipline. Applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.5 out of 4.0.