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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Denmark Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


This advanced medical training programme is designed exclusively for doctors wishing to develop research and evidence-based evaluation skills in clinical practice and leadership, as well as enhance their career opportunities. The course will be beneficial to participants interested in developing a career in clinical trials, research and leadership.

Course detail

The course is designed to provide participants with an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding medical care within the relevant medical field of choice. The postgraduate face–to-face specialty modules will cover the most up-to- date and novel aspects of clinical care and, by successfully completing one of them, you will gain an in depth understanding of innovative care for patients in the selected field of medical expertise. The programme is available in eight different medical specialties: Addiction Studies, Affective Disorders, Children’s Health, Clinical Neuroscience, Development Psychology and Psychopathology, Haematology, Neuroscience and Women & Children's Health

Course format and assessment

The course is delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online lectures, seminars and group tutorials. Two out of the three compulsory modules, Research Skills and Clinical Leadership, are delivered fully online. Participants will also be expected to undertake independent study. Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work. Assessment methods will depend on the medical specialty and the modules selected (where more than one available). Participants will be assessed through a combination of coursework, essays, oral presentations and written exams. The primary method of assessment for this course is coursework and written exams, however, this may vary depending on the participant’s selection of the specialty module.

Career prospects

The course will prepare qualified doctors for clinical leadership (i.e. Consultant positions) and further research in their medical specialty of choice.

Tuition fees

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University information

King's College London, University of London

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  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 35 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    183 75%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%



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