Level 7

Postgraduate Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases

Subject areas

Cardiovascular Medical Studies Respiratory / Chest Diseases, Tuberculosis, Nursing: Specific Conditions Health Studies

Course type



Course Summary

This course is designed for people from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, including: healthcare scientists, nurses, physiotherapists and advanced practitioners. It will take you through a programme of learning to deepen your knowledge and skills in cardiovascular and respiratory healthcare, enabling you to enhance your career in your chosen field. The multidisciplinary lecturers will draw on their clinical and research experience at national and international level to facilitate your learning. You will have the opportunity to discuss new technologies for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ill health and their impact on the delivery of person-centered healthcare.


Different course options

Study mode

Part time/

Full time


24 months

Start date

Spring/ Autumn Sessions


Cardiovascular and Respiratory Healthcare: Core Science, Core

This module provides an overview of cardiovascular and respiratory wellbeing, covering: cardiovascular and respiratory anatomy and physiology; the epidemiology of cardiovascular and respiratory disease; the concepts of health and well-being and physiological changes associated with hemorrhage; immobility and bed rest; etc.





Course Name



Chronic Pulmonary Vascular Diseases


Non Tuberculous Respiratory Infection


Immunological Disorders


Obstructive Diseases of the Lungs


Surgical Aspects of Chest Medicine


Acute Respiratory Failure


Respiratory Medicine; Symptoms, Signs and Investigations


Respiratory Infections; Diagnosis and Management


Allergy, Infections and Immunization


Wider Respiratory Horizon


Tuition fees

UK fees

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have at least a 2:1 UK Honour's degree in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject.

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