Aviation Medicine

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Aviation Medicine

King's College London
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The aim of the master's in Aviation Medicine is to provide physicians with comprehensive theoretical and practical instruction in advanced aviation physiology, psychology, pathology, clinical and operational medicine and the knowledge and skills required to conduct research in aviation medicine.

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  • The only MSc programme in Aviation Medicine in the United Kingdom.
  • Includes wide exposure to active civilian and military centres of avi…

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The aim of the master's in Aviation Medicine is to provide physicians with comprehensive theoretical and practical instruction in advanced aviation physiology, psychology, pathology, clinical and operational medicine and the knowledge and skills required to conduct research in aviation medicine.

Watch the video here, or access the 'interactive' tab to view at a larger size and see any alternative films playOverviewVideo('/prospectus/images/home.jpg','http://podcast.ulcc.ac.uk/accounts/kings/KCL_Marketing/Biomedical_1.flv','true','details_14'); KEY BENEFITS

  • The only MSc programme in Aviation Medicine in the United Kingdom.
  • Includes wide exposure to active civilian and military centres of aviation medicine in the UK.
  • During the course students also sit the examination for the internationally respected Diploma in Aviation Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
  • Located in the heart of London.

PURPOSEThe aim of this MSc is to provide physicians with comprehensive theoretical and practical instruction in advanced aviation physiology, psychology, pathology, clinical and operational medicine, and the knowledge and skills required to conduct research in aviation medicine.

DESCRIPTION

  • The didactic and practical instruction includes that provided by the King’s College London Course for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, which has an extremely strong worldwide reputation.
  • A unique programme taught principally by practising specialists in aviation physiology, aviation psychology and clinical and operational aviation medicine, which includes visits to active national civilian and military centres of aviation medicine.
  • Research components include laboratory and classroom instruction in the conduct of research, and a three-month research project. The latter can be conducted in the laboratory or as a field study at approved centres in the UK and elsewhere.
  • During the programme students sit the examination for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine, RCP.


Physicians who have previously successfully completed the King’s College London Course for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine will be credited with having passed the advanced aviation medicine modules of the MSc programme.



EXTRA PROGRAMME INFORMATIONA medical certificate indicating that you are physically fit to participate in the practical work including decompression to altitude, exposure to sustained +Gz accelerations and sea and land survival conditions is required.

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