Taught course

Tropical Paediatrics

Institution
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine · Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Qualifications
MTropPaed

Entry requirements

Medical qualification plus minimum 2 years' post-registration experience in paediatrics.

Months of entry

August

Course content

Provides doctors practising paediatrics in developing countries with instruction and training in management and control of disease in childhood. Emphasis on endemic infectious diseases; epidemiology; medical statistics; clinical pathology and nutrition; integration of curative services with preventive and promotive aspects of child health. Dissertation based on research study.

Information for international students

The majority of participants on this programme are from overseas. Excellent standard of written and spoken English; minimum recent 6.5 IELTS score required.

Qualification and course duration

MTropPaed

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Andrea Bryant
Email
andrea@liv.ac.uk
Phone
0151 705 3206
Fax
0151 705 3370