Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Medical Training

What is it?

PG certOur Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Advanced Medical Training is suitable for postgraduate trainees and provides an opportunity to acquire a King’s College London‑accredited qualification. This can be taken alongside clinical training at one of King’s Health Partners NHS Foundation Trusts in central London.

The certificate is accredited by King’s College London and consists of three modules, totalling 60 credits.

Participants are required to take:

  • Research Skills (online) (15 credits)
  • Clinical Leadership (online) (15 credits)

In addition, depending on the medical specialty of choice, they are required to take a medical specialty module worth 30 credits:

Participants who select Addiction Studies, next to the two required modules, will be able to choose one module from the following medical specialty modules:

  • Introduction to Addiction Science & Theory
  • Advanced Clinical Management of Addiction

Participants who select Affective Disorders, next to the two required modules, will be able to choose one module from the following medical specialty modules:

  • Understanding Affective Disorders
  • Causes and Correlates of Affective Disorders
  • Challenges in Treating Affective Disorders

Participants who select Children’s Health, next to the two required modules, will be able to choose one module from the following medical specialty modules:

  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Neonatal Medicine

Participants who select Clinical Neuroscience, next to the two required modules, will required to complete the Clinical Practice module

Participants who select Development Psychology and Psychopathology, next to the two required modules, will be able to choose one module from the following medical specialty modules:

  • Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Perinatal and Infant Mental Health
  • Psychological Approaches to Treatment

Participants who select Haematology, next to the two required modules, will be required to complete the Clinical Haematology module

Participants who select Neuroscience, next to the two required modules, will be able to choose one module from the following medical specialty modules:

  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neuroimaging
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neural stem cells and nervous system repair

Participants who select Women’s Health, next to the two required modules, will be required to complete the Fundamentals of Women’s and Children’s Health module.

There are two entry points every year: one in January and one in September.

How you can learn

This qualification can be taken as a stand-alone degree, either full-time over one year, or part-time over two years. Successful applicants can complete the online modules on research skills and clinical leadership in their home country, before or after the specialty module, which is delivered by blended learning at King’s Health Partners in London.

Eligibility

For information on starting dates, enrolment fees, English language and visa requirements, and how to apply, please visit the King's College London website.

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