Planit


Internal Medicine

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

This programme will give you a comprehensive understanding of the processes, investigation procedures and treatment options for common diseases you encounter in general medical practice.

The programme is mostly for early postgraduate doctors. It complements the learning you need to achieve membership of the Royal College of Physicians and it may also be suitable for doctors in other specialties, or nurse consultants and other paramedical specialists with extensive clinical experience.

You will cover basic physiology, pathophysiology, therapy and clinical management, as well as clinical skills, generic skills (including writing and research methods) law, ethics and prescribing ability.

You can exit at the end of 1 year with PgCert Internal Medicine.

You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgDip Internal Medicine.

Entry Requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) or a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a clinically relevant subject. You must have work experience in a clinical context.

Your application may also be considered if you have other relevant work experience. Contact the university to check before you apply. You may be admitted to certificate level only in the first instance.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Edinburgh Medical School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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