Qualification requirements for the course are MB BS or a basic medical degree.
Months of entry
Distance Learning option available
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.
The PgDip runs from October until April. To gain the MSc you take research projects that runs from April until August.
The Centre 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.
For the distance learning option, teaching is recorded and uploaded to the internet. Regular live online tutorials and meetings will be run with senior members of the Faculty.
For selected high-achieving students there are opportunities to stay in the Centre as clinical research fellows studying for higher degrees such as MD(Res) or PhD.
Module 1: The Scientific Basis of GI Diseases
Module 2: Liver and pancreatic diseases
Module 3: Adult GI diseases: Luminal diseases
Module 4: Neurogastroenterology: Advanced functional GI diseases
Module 5: Paediatric and adolescent GI, liver and nutritional diseases, including GI infections
Module 6: Introduction to endoscopy
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Blizard Institute
- +44 (0)20 7882 5511