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Tropical Paediatrics

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

12 months
Duration
22500 GBP/year
9850 GBP/year
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This Tropical Paediatrics programme from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine aims to provide doctors practising or intending to practise in developing countries with a critical understanding of the evidence for the control and management of diseases in childhood with particular reference to endemic diseases in tropical countries. 

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Overview

Key facts

Students will develop their ability to appraise the evidence that underlies current practice, undertake research and lead improvements in the quality of health services delivered to children in both hospital and community settings. The curriculum reflects current national and international priorities and policies in global child health. Following the taught component, which does not include a formal hospital attachment or bed side teaching, participants complete a dissertation including a period of applied research either overseas or in Liverpool.

This Tropical Paediatrics programme from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine aims to: 

  • Provide doctors with previous experience in paediatrics and child health with research skills relevant to child health-related problems in low income countries
  • Develop students’ knowledge and comprehension of the preventive and curative management strategies that promote child health and well-being in tropical countries
  • Enable students to comprehend and conduct child health-related research
  • Produce graduates who are experienced, committed, informed, proactive and effective professionals, capable of taking substantial and leading professional roles
  • Facilitate high quality learning that is informed by critical analysis of current research

Careers

The MSc Tropical Paediatrics provides a wide range of skills and training for paediatricians planning academic and clinical careers in the tropics. This MSc is often a starting point for career progression, and together with a successful dissertation/research project, it can strengthen your CV when applying for promotion in clinical settings. This MSc is a great springboard into clinical academic routes, with previous students being successful in various PhD Fellowships. Also, many students have had their research projects published in peer reviewed journals, enhancing their standing in the academic research environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in International Health
  • Quality Improvement in Global Child Health
  • Maternal & Newborn Health
  •  HIV in Resource Limited Settings
  • Child Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Open to graduates with a medical degree and at least one year’s experience of professional work in clinical paediatrics after qualification.
Work experience: 
  • Non-graduates with considerable satisfactory work experience and evidence of appropriate in-service training will also be considered. Experience of working in a developing country is desirable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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