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Master in Science Child Health

Master in Science Child Health (Developmental option).

Application is now open for the 2015 -2016 course and is available to medical and allied medical professionals with an undergraduate degree in the medical sciences.

The course runs over two years with 4 weeks of lectures per year (usually February, April, June & August). Topics covered include Neuro-anatomy, Neurophysiology, Research techniques, Epidemiology, Developmental Paediatrics, Behavioural Paediatrics, Paediatric neurology, Paediatric Psychology and Psychiatry. Completion of a mini thesis is part of the requirements to qualify for the degree. The materials covered give a solid introduction to a fellowship in Developmental Paediatrics or Paediatric Neurology or for professionals working in the field of child development. The course also gives a background to an academic career in the field.

Applications are now open for the above course. For further information contact:
Prof. Lorna Jacklin in the Department of Paediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand.

Lorna.Jacklin@wits.ac.za or jacklin@netactive.co.za