Advanced Paediatrics is a multidisciplinary degree designed for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. Content is research and evidence-based and will give students a detailed understanding of research methods and statistics applied to child health, the ability to conduct methodologically robust research projects and advanced knowledge of the management processes in modern NHS Trusts.
- The content of the Advanced Paediatrics MSc programme reflects the expertise of King's Health Partners staff, who together provide clinical services to one quarter of the population in London, one of the world's most economically and socially diverse cities.
- Working closely together with the Paediatric Academic staff at St Georges Hospital to maximise the input to the programme from the whole of South London.
- The programme provides the opportunity to learn about leadership from some of the country's most inspirational clinical specialists.
- The candidates will undertake a research project supervised by an expert in their field, to complement detailed taught modules in specialist areas including Paediatric Critical Care, Neonatology, Respiratory and Allergy, Cardiology, Hepatology/Renal and Gastroenterology, and a new module of Child Mental Health.
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This multidisciplinary programme is designed for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. The programme content is research and evidence-based, with the aim of developing students into excellent members of the interprofessional healthcare team. The programme will give students a detailed understanding of research methods and statistics applied to child health, the knowledge of how to conduct methodologically robust research projects. Working with established leaders will advance knowledge of the management processes in modern NHS Trusts.
Students have the option to choose to study for a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or the MSc (180 credits). It is expected that students will take two years to complete the MSc programme.
- Course purpose
This programme is designed for all members of the multidisciplinary team working in Paediatrics, including experienced nurses at Band 6 and higher, Pharmacists and medical trainees who are post MRCPCH, or are experienced clinical fellows with middle grade experience but not full membership. Overseas applicants are encouraged to apply. This programme is suitable for aspiring clinical leaders and researchers in Paediatrics.
- Course format and assessment
Assessment is by essays, presentations, production of a business case and one unseen examination. For MSc students, the programme also requires completion of a research project that includes a thesis of 10 -15,000 words.
The programme has been running for more than five successful years and the completion rate for our students is over 95%. The National Postgraduate Taught Education Survey (PTES) results for this course are outstanding and amongst the best within the School of Medicine at KCL.
Our students have gone onto further research in funded PhD programmes and all of our students who have applied for National Grid training in a specialty have been successful and the feedback has been outstanding.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx