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Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)

Postgraduate Diploma Online
12 months
Duration
3420 GBP/year
3420 GBP/year
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About

Respiratory medicine is an increasingly important field of medicine, as respiratory disease is a growing cause of morbidity and mortality. The Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery) programme taught at University of South Wales offers you the opportunity to explore and study the major classes of respiratory disease.

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Overview

Run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, the Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine allows you to apply knowledge for direct clinical benefit and future study in respiratory medicine. 

The  Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)  programme taught at University of South Wales  is aimed at Doctors, GPs, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Nurses or those with equivalent professional qualifications and background experience. Once you have completed the PG Diploma you could progress to the MSc Respiratory Medicine.

Teaching

The Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine is delivered through a 100% online learning environment however there is opportunity to attend a pre-course lecture series in either the UK (Glyntaff campus, University of South Wales) or South Africa (CDE Johannesberg).

Careers

Students are normally employed as healthcare professionals so work/ study placements would not be suitable.

Completion of the course will enhance private practice and will help career progression. The course gives you the direct opportunity to improve patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Respiratory medicine – Symptoms, signs and investigations 
  • Asthma and Allergy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Thoracic oncology and pleural disease
  • Respiratory infections; diagnoses and management
  • Other important respiratory conditions and diseases

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Health professionals, both UK and overseas, with an honours degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) are eligible to apply for the PGDip in Respiratory Medicine course online.

Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:

  • Qualification certificates
  • One written reference

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Our partners

Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)
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