Child Health at University of Glasgow - UCAS

Course summary

This programme in Child Health reflects the need for the NHS to deliver basic academic training in paediatrics to all trainees in Scotland, and to formally cover the level 2 Framework of Competencies for Training in Paediatrics outlined by the accrediting body, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (RCPCH). WHY THIS PROGRAMME

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The Certificate in Child Health is run jointly by the University of Glasgow and NHS Education for Scotland. Scottish Deaneries have offered support to this programme, and will request that all paediatric trainees in their Level 2 Specialist Training complete this programme as part of their professional training. Only available to Specialist Trainee (ST) in Scotland. You will gain a qualification which, in conjunction with appropriate clinical training, will satisfy the General Medical Council / RCPCH and allow you to move on to your Level 3 training. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Twenty 6-hour days of face-to-face teaching are delivered through the academic year, and these are supplemented by online lectures, formative exercises and compulsory reading. This allows a collegiate atmosphere to develop with less disruption to clinical experience. This certificate programme will reward the trainees 60 units of credit on completion. The content is split into five compulsory courses PAEDIATRIC PUBLIC AND SOCIAL HEALTH PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY CARDIOVASCULAR AND RESPIRATORY CHILD HEALTH MISCELLANEOUS PAEDIATRIC SUB-SPECIALITIES A trainee must take all sections spanning a maximum of four academic years but typically over two years although some trainees will manage to complete all section during one academic year.

How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via by searching for 'international'.

Entry requirements

You must have a degree in medicine with membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health. You must provide evidence of MRCPCH, a first medical degree and a CV (resume).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via by searching for 'scholarships'.

Child Health at University of Glasgow - UCAS