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Paediatrics and Child Health (MSc / PG Dip / PG Cert)

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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    2–3 years PT (MSc); 2 years PT (PG Dip); 9 months PT (PG Cert)

  • Course Type

    PgCert, MSc, PgDip

  • Course Fees

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  • Last Updated

    28 October 2019

This course aims to enhance your understanding of evidence-based child health, the scientific basis of childhood diseases and their diagnosis, and treatment of important paediatric conditions.

This course is made up of three progressional levels (PG Cert, PG Dip and MSc), and you must apply to the PG Cert in the first instance. Read more about how this works under 'Choosing your course' in the how to apply section.

Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert)

The Postgraduate Certificate will develop your understanding of areas such as: the ontogeny of systems from conception to maturity, early life programming, evidence-based paediatrics, and normal patterns of infant growth.

Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip)

You turn your focus to the diagnosis and management of the more complex problems and challenges encoutered within paediatrics and child health.

Master's degree (MSc)

You will acquire detailed knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relevant to the your chosen topic of research project.

Additionally, the research project aims to improve management and communication skills and provide a solid foundation for those who with to continue on to further study at PhD level.


With the knowledge, skills, understanding and contacts you gain through the study programme of your choice, you will be far better placed to achieve your career goals.

Short Courses

Some course modules are also offered as stand-alone short courses, details of which can be found here.

Further information

For full information on this course, including how to apply, see: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/medicine/paediatrics-child-health/

If you have any enquiries you can contact our team at:

Visit the Paediatrics and Child Health (MSc / PG Dip / PG Cert) page on the Imperial College London website for more details!




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