Taught course

Critical Care

University of Glasgow · College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

The programme is open to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. Doctors require completion of the Basic Foundation Programme or equivalent.

The entry requirements are:

  • A relevant health professional qualification
  • Current or recent employment within a critical care setting
  • Normally a minimum of one to two years' experience in critical care practice

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Intensive Care Medicine is rapidly emerging as a standalone specialty throughout the world. With sepsis as a leading cause of death and a growing population with an increasing number of manageable comorbidities, the burden on ICU is rising. Whether you choose to study full time or part time, the MSc, PG Diploma, PG Certificate in Critical Care offers the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and will consolidate your expertise in the field. Learning opportunities are delivered by experts in Critical Care in one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK. Areas covered include hot topics such as; sepsis, multi-organ failure and Critical Care governance.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
6 months


full time
3 months

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