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Clinical and Health Sciences with Allergy PGCert

With our Clinical and Health Science with Allergy PGCert, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed for the evaluation of allergic patients.

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Important application information

Our Clinical and Health Sciences CPD module (programme code – 6047p) is open for applications for the following start dates:

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024

You can apply for this module via our application portal

When applying for a CPD module, please include the module name and code you wish to study in your personal statement, eg 'I would like to study the CPD Allergy module (CHS8005).'

The Clinical and Health Sciences PGCert course has been withdrawn. This means that we won’t be able to accept applications for this course.

You can apply for other courses for 2023 entry related to your subject of interest, such as:


This course is ideal for:

  • clinicians
  • nurses
  • other allied health professionals who have a particular interest in clinical allergy

The focus is clinical, drawing on the latest research. You may be working in primary or secondary care settings with adults or children. You may be working with patients with allergic conditions and want to develop skills in this area.

You'll also learn how to manage common allergic conditions, these include:

  • eczema
  • food allergy
  • asthma
  • drug allergy

You'll study our compulsory allergy module alongside a range of optional modules. The allergy module has accreditation by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). It covers:

  • basic immunology for clinical allergy practice
  • clinical evaluation of the allergic patient, including diagnostic options and management approaches
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • allergic skin disease, including eczema, urticaria and angioedema
  • drug allergy
  • food allergy (both lgE mediated disease and non-IgE mediated disease)
  • 'hot topics' in allergy

You'll already have a primary qualification (eg MBBS, BDS, BSc) and work in a health or life sciences field. It provides a flexible approach with modern career pathways. The course addresses the needs of a modern health service.

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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Programme Coordinator
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3912


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