Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$26,856

Course Overview

The Aerospace Medicine course aims to provide medical graduates with advanced theoretical and practical training in the physiology, psychology and clinical medicine of humans exposed to or working in the aviation environment.

Key Benefits:

  • World-class learning course delivered at a location recognised by the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board for higher professional training in aviation and space medicine.
  • Teaching by internationally renowned scientists and clinicians.
  • An advanced study course providing unique opportunities to undertake an aeromedical research project that is carried out in the laboratory or in approved aeromedical centres in the UK and elsewhere.
  • Additional preparation for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine, Faculty of Occupational Medicine (RCP) is available.

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take:

  • MSc - modules totalling 180 credits
  • PG Diploma - modules totalling 120 credits.

Who should take this course

Medical degree (e.g. MBBS) or international equivalent, and a working knowledge of the aviation environment. Ideally candidates for the Diploma or MSc in Aerospace Medicine course should have held an appointment involving the practice of aviation medicine for not less than one year.

Applicants will also have to be subject to security clearance requirements in order to be enrolled on the course. Applicants who do not pass the clearance requirements, or who refuse to have their names submitted, will not be able to study this programme, for either the MSc or PGDip/DAvMed.

Accreditation

MSc, PG Dip

Course content

Required Modules:

  • Aerospace Medicine MSc Pathway
  • Aerospace Physiology (40 credits)
  • Operational Aviation Medicine (40 credits)
  • Clinical & Commercial Aerospace Medicine (40 credits)
  • Research project in Aerospace Medicine (60 credits)

Aerospace Medicine PG Dip Pathway:

  • Aerospace Physiology (40 credits)
  • Operational Aviation Medicine (40 credits)
  • Clinical & Commercial Aerospace Medicine (40 credits)

King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study.

Medical degree (e.g. MBBS) or international equivalent, and a working knowledge of the aviation environment. Ideally candidates for the Diploma or MSc in Aerospace Medicine course should have held an appointment involving the practice of aviation medicine for not less than one year.

Applicants will also have to be subject to security clearance requirements in order to be enrolled on the course. Applicants who do not pass the clearance requirements, or who refuse to have their names submitted, will not be able to study this programme, for either the MSc or PGDip/DAvMed.

Fees:

  • Full time overseas fees: MSc -

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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