Why study Endocrinology and Diabetes MSc (Distance Learning) at Queen Mary University of London?
This programme aims:
- To enhance awareness of the basic sciences and research techniques underpinning endocrinology and diabetes including literature searches, reviewing evidence, critical appraisal of scientific literature, use of databases, writing papers and articles and correct application of statistics.
- To develop understanding of the clinical sciences relevant to specialist clinical practice in endocrinology and diabetes.
- To develop knowledge of common and important disorders in endocrinology and diabetes at a level appropriate to underpin clinical experience and support independent practice.
- To develop the problem-solving skills which will enable independent practice as a specialist.
- To develop professional competencies of medical graduates in allied areas to understand the pathophysiology, investigation and management of endocrine disorders
- To develop related transferable skills such as correct use of statistics, use of databases, literature searches, reviewing evidence, critical appraisal of scientific literature, writing papers and articles.
- For students completing the independent research module also to focus on a piece of original research – this may be prospective and involve basic science or clinical skills and techniques or may focus on a detailed review of an area within the curriculum.
The Postgraduate Diploma comprises a taught course of 8 modules, delivered over 4 semesters. This will comprise 16 months of total study.
All of the modules are core to the Diploma and are studied in order of presentation, commencing with a 'generic skills and core knowledge' module which provides a foundation on which the subsequent modules build.