Taught course

Performing Arts Medicine (by Distance Learning)

Institution
UCL - University College London · Division of Surgery and Interventional Science
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

A primary medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) or a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline (e.g. medicine, physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, nursing, sports science, biomedical sciences, athletic training) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A second-class Bachelor's degree (or the overseas equivalent) in psychology, speech therapy, or performance science is also acceptable for the PG Cert.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Performing Arts Medicine (PAM) at UCL offers a unique Distance Learning Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) to those interested or already involved in health services or health education to this very special sector of instrumental musicians, singers, dancers, actors, circus artists and other performers.

This unique programme has been designed for health professionals entering this diverse field.

‘The curriculum is very diverse and lecturers are experts in their field, creating a great learning environment with interesting discussions, where every student is encouraged to contribute their expertise. I was able to expand my knowledge in so many more ways than I’d expected.’

Sarah, Physiotherapist, Austria

The programme is taught by lecturers working in this and affiliated fields. Curriculum is supported by the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine and informed by ongoing collaboration with orchestras, theatre companies, and music, dance, circus and acting colleges.

‘The Performing Arts Medicine programme has been a delight to be a part of. Not only are you learning incredibly interesting topics that you can relate to your profession, you are taught by experts in their field and you are becoming part of a close knit family of people who all share your passion for helping performing artists.’  Aisha, Sport Rehabilitator, UK

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    flexible
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

The delivery of the programme is through virtual live and pre-recorded lectures, online discussions and journal clubs and supported by a wealth of resources and activities within our Virtual Learning Environment. Assessment is through coursework in a variety of formats such as presentations, essays, blogs, forum participation etc

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 5060