Designed for Doctors interested in Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus,
Metabolism and Clinical Chemistry in the UK and abroad. Allied Health professionals can be admitted on the basis of working as a specialist in the field and with a science based degree with a 2:1 or above.


  • Part-time, Distance Learning Programme
  • Teaching from leading and international experts
  • Flexible learning activities including online lectures, podcasts, guided reading, case analysis, 'ask the expert' and 'hot' topics

    The programme consists of:

    A taught programme over 4 semesters (leading to a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of London) covering the following modules:

  • Generic Skills and Core Knowledge
  • Hypothalamus and Pituitary
  • Thyroid, Parathyroids and Bone
  • Reproductive, Pregnancy and Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Metabolism, Energy Balance and Lipids
  • Adrenal Medulla and Cortex
  • Either Genetics, Oncology and Neuroendocrine Tumour Or Clinical Chemistry
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    This can be followed by a subsequent dissertation module based on either :

  • an independent research project, or
  • clinical cases

  • The dissertation, together with the taught diploma programme leads to an MSc from the University of London.


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    about us


    Queen Mary University of London is one of 24 leading UK universities represented by the Russell Group. Queen Mary's Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry has an unrivalled tradition of excellence in research and teaching.

    Barts Hospital was established in 1123 and 'The London' was the first medical school in England, founded in 1785. Today, we are in the top five research-led medical and dental schools in the UK. Barts and the London has an international reputation for excellence in endocrinology and Barts Health is now the largest NHS Trust in the UK.

    The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise results showed Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry joining Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College and University College London in the top 5 medical and dental schools in England for quality of research. In the same exercise, the School was ranked first in London, ahead of University College, Imperial College and King's College.

    Endocrinology was assessed together with the Inflammation and Cardiovascular research groups of the William Harvey Research Institute. Within the assessment group we were ranked 3rd in the country with 65% of staff being rated 3*/4*.


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