PGDip Gastroenterology


Queen Mary University of London    School of Medicine

Full time & Part time September, January PGDip 9 months Full-time/ 18 months Part time/ Distance Learning available
Medicine (26)

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The PGDip Gastroenterology programme at Queen Mary University of London is designed for clinicians looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. Whether you're new to these areas or seeking an update, this programme offers a comprehensive curriculum and hands-on training in endoscopy techniques. You'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including endoscopy training simulators, and opportunities to observe clinical meetings and sessions. The entry requirements for this programme include holding an MB BS or a basic medical degree. Join us to gain expertise in these vital disciplines and advance your career in healthcare.

About the course

Designed as both a thorough introduction and update in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, this programme is aimed at clinicians wishing to gain strong knowledge of the sciences underpinning clinical diseases and their management. It offers a focus on the relevant basic sciences and research techniques.

You will be based at the Centre for Immnobiology which has two endoscopy training simulators, and training on these simulators is included if you are a full-time student. You will also have opportunities to observe clinical meetings, audits, clinics or endoscopy sessions, mainly in the latter half of the year.

This programme will:

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Entry Requirements

A Medical degree (non-UK medical degrees marked on a grading scale must be equivalent to UK 2:2 degree).

Those with a 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in a Science degree working as a Allied Health professional (such as Dietician, Physiologist) with at least one year experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Applicants with Medical or Science degrees below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is strong evidence of relevant professional experience.

Professional experience of working in Gastroenterology is desirable.




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Scholarships

The Scholarship is open to applications from all home students who hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme* for September 2024 and meet the following criteria:

A home fee student who had previously been eligible for funding via the Students Loan Company
Have achieved, or is predicted to achieve a high 2:1 or above at undergraduate level
Not previously completed a postgraduate programme
Priority will be given to students who also fulfil the following criteria:

Eligible for the full maintenance grant/loan i.e. have a household income level of £42,875 or below in the final year of their undergraduate study as assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent. You will need to supply evidence to demonstrate this by uploading your Student Finance Entitlement letter
Reside in a Home (not university accommodation) in ACORN group L, M, O, P or Q
For current Queen Mary final-year undergraduate students only: in receipt of the Queen Mary Bursary
Can effectively demonstrate how you intend to use the scholarship to overcome any barriers or contribute to the wider Queen Mary community.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,000

Eligibility

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Masters Scholarship worth £4,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024.

The scholarships are intended to support students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge by undertaking a taught postgraduate masters programme of study at Queen Mary University of London.


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Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Global Talent Scholarship worth £3,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024. The scholarship is available to all international students with an offer for an eligible programme, regardless of nationality, who meet the criteria.

The Global Talent Scholarships will be awarded automatically to self-funded international students with a UK first class honours degree (or equivalent) – there is no application or registration process. The scholarship will be deducted from a recipient’s tuition fees when they enrol at Queen Mary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

You must:
> Achieve a UK 1st Class Honours or equivalent in your undergraduate degree.
> Hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme for September 2024 intake.
> Have international fee status.


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