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Queen Mary University of London: Paediatric Emergency Medicine (online)

Institution Queen Mary University of London View institution profile
Department Blizard Institute
Study type Taught


Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) is a rapidly evolving area crossing the boundaries of paediatrics, emergency medicine, paediatric intensive care medicine, and anaesthesia. This new, innovative, part-time, online programme provides you with an opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of a renowned, international faculty in collaboration with global paediatric educational organisation Don't Forget The Bubbles (DFTB). The Queen Mary faculty and DFTB team bring their unique expertise, insight, and experience to deliver a high quality interactive online learning experience.

  • An excellent worldwide reputation in emergency medicine, trauma surgery and critical care

  • Delivered by a leading UK Medical School — in the top seven multi-faculty research institutions (REF 2014)

  • In collaboration with Don’t Forget The Bubbles, a leader in PEM online education

  • Part-time hours allows you to work alongside gaining a qualification

  • Acquire an understanding of specialised techniques applicable to your own research or advanced scholarship

What you'll study This course will provide practising doctors, nurses, paramedics and physician associates the opportunity to gain a thorough expertise in the field of PEM. It will be delivered online allowing access from anywhere in the world.

The programme covers the breadth of PEM presentations, and you’ll be taught by world-leading experts recognised for their cutting-edge research and teaching. Together we will explore and deepen your understanding of a diverse range of topics such as congenital heart disease, seizures, bilious vomiting, trauma, and resuscitation, while fine-tuning your existing knowledge on research methodology, safeguarding, debriefs, and presentation skills. The format will allow for online discussion around the clinical questions we face in our practice each day. You will fine-tune your skills of reading the evidence-base, assessing and summarising it, and conveying that to your peers through knowledge translation.

The course is delivered by Queen Mary in collaboration with global paediatric educational organisation Don't Forget The Bubbles (DFTB). You will learn from world-leading experts from Barts and The London and Don’t Forget The Bubbles, recognised for their cutting-edge research and teaching. You will also have access to video and audio recordings of all lectures and other online resources including DFTB Essentials, Beyond Essentials, and other 2021 DFTB Digital courses, journals, books and databases.

The programme is available to study at MSc, postgraduate diploma and postgraduate certificate level. For the Postgraduate Certificate, you will complete 4 modules in nine months. For the Postgraduate Diploma, you will complete eight taught modules over two academic years and to gain the MSc you will also complete a scientific paper in the third year.


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Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Queen Mary University of London was established in 1785 and is a leading research-intensive university with a difference – one that opens the doors of opportunity to anyone and supporting students to succeed. 

With schools split across five campuses in central and east London, students are able to select from an exceptionally broad range of subjects across three main faculties, including the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. 












  • Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group of universities in the UK, which means the university is committed …

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