Paediatric Course

Original price was: £295.00.Current price is: £190.00.

Course Overview

SFTR Registered Open College Diploma Course

  • SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
  • Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.Paediatric St which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.

Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:

  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.

This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £190.00 UK.

Course Description

Paediatric Studies Diploma Course

Paediatrics is the study of a branch of medicine that specifically deals with the medical health and care of babies, young children and adolescents up to the age of around 18.

The work paediatrics comes from two Greek words which mean doctor or healer.

A paediatrician is one who looks at the general health condition, health issues, disorders and diseases directly related to the development and growth of children.

This includes working closely with the family and their child.

Often a paediatrician can become a specialist in specific and specialised areas related to child medicine and health.

This course is open to anyone with an interest in paediatrics and the study of child health care in an easy to follow simplistic manner.

Exploring problems encountered during children’s growth and development in primary, community and also secondary care from birth, early childhood up to adolescence.

Completely updated to reflect and demonstrate the ongoing changes that have taken place over the last few years summarising a different diagnosis on each pressing symptom disorder, condition and ill-health.

  • Easy to follow user-friendly guide that you can dip into at any time.
  • Covers a vast array of the paediatric curriculum.

This Diploma course would make an ideal add-on or bolt on to your existing portfolio of qualifications and is ideally suited to anyone who already works in the field of child health care, therapy or medicine.

Suitable for both professionals and complete beginners.

Ideal for medical students and junior doctors including nursing students and other healthcare professionals interested in this field.

Course Provider:

Open College UK Ltd


This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.

Method of Learning:

This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.


Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.

Grading Assessment:

This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.

Entry Requirements:
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.

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