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Qualifications at a glance

Aviation Medicine is a broad subject and there is sufficient flexibility in the various papers offered to enable students to tailor a course to their own particular interests and academic needs.

There are three main streams of postgraduate teaching and research:Aviation Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport. In each stream there are various qualifications avalible from a one year entry level Certificate, a two-year/part-time Diploma and fully taught (papers only) Master Degrees.

Aviation Medicine (Medical Doctors)

Occupational Medicine (Medical Doctors)

Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (Medical Doctors)

Qualifications open to Nurses, Paramedics and other Health Professionals


2018/2019 papers at a glance

Most papers are offered alternate years as below...

Paper code and name Next Taught
Aviation Medicine papers - MAvMed
AVME711 Aviation Physiology 2018 S1
AVME712 Aircrew Health and Performance 2019 S2
AVME713 Airport and Travel Health 2019 S1
AVME714 Clinical Aviation Medicine 2018 S2
Occupational Medicine papers - PGCertOccMed, PGDipOccMed, MOccMed
AVME715 Health, Work & Behaviour 2019 S1
AVME716 Clinical Occupational Medicine 2019 S2
AVME723 Managing Occupational Medicine 2018 S1
AVME724 Health and Industry 2018 S2
AVME801 Occupational Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2018 S1
AVME802 Vocational Rehabilitation 2018 S2
Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport papers - PGCertAeroRT, PGDipAeroRT
AVME717 Medical Logistics of Aeromedical Transport 2019 S1
AVME718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport S019 S2
AVME721 Clinical Care in the Air 2018 S1

AVME722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems

2018 S2
Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport papers - PGCertHealthSci(AeroRT), PGDipHealthSci(AeroRT)
AVME719 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Retrieval for Nurses and Paramedics 2018 S1
AVME720 Clinical Aspects of Aeromedical Retrieval for Nurses and Paramedics 2018 S2
Research papers - MHealthSci, MAvMed
AVME780 Research Project either
AVME785 Research Methods 2018 S1

The distance learning experience

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