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Gastroenterology PGDip




What will I learn?

Designed as both an introduction and update in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, this Gastroenterology PgDip is aimed at practising clinicians who want to learn more about the science underpinning clinical diseases and their management. It also offers you the opportunity to learn the latest research techniques.

  • Developed and delivered by research and clinically active academics
  • Approved by the British Society of Gastroenterology Education Committee
  • Cover the complete curriculum in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition if you are a new entrant into these fields, and act as an update and extension if you are already working in it


At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities. These include:

  • the Blizard Building, which has state of-the-art facilities for students and staff including open-plan research laboratories, office space, a 400-seater lecture theatre and a café, and several seminar room
  • access to the Centre for Immunobiology
  • access to our Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratories: five dedicated cell culture laboratories, a molecular biology facility and general purpose laboratories
  • Confocal Microscopy Unit incorporating two confocal microscopes, enabling advanced 3D imaging of living cells
  • medical libraries located at Whitechapel, West Smithfield and on Queen Mary's Mile End campus.

Career paths

During your studies, you'll have access to support at every stage in your degree, including one-to-one academic guidance, tailored workshops and external guest speakers. Graduates of this course are well-placed to progress onto to MSc study.

Which department am I in?

The Blizard Institute

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
£16,800.00 (US$ 20,668) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Application deadline

Expected September 2023

Start date

18 September 2023



Turner Street,


Tower Hamlets,

E1 2AD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

For international students

Students need to have MBBS or a basic medical degree. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Queen Mary University of London

Students of all backgrounds can enjoy an exceptional education, and all the culture that London has to offer, if they choose to study at Queen Mary.

  • A world-leading Russell Group university
  • An exceptionally diverse student body
  • Excellent facilities with lots of investment
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize winners

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