Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine

Posted in Courses & Conferences on 10th May 2016


The Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine (MSc/PGDip) is open for applications (October 2016 intake)

Aims of the course:

  • To deliver a comprehensive education in a broad range of topics, from the physiology of sleep through to clinical practice in sleep disorders and public policy implications.
  • To provide teaching in a flexible way, to fit around professional demands.
  • To provide health-care professionals with the knowledge to apply sleep medicine within the guidelines of their own practice and qualifications.
  • To develop understanding and engagement with sleep medicine at an international level.

The programme, MSc/PGDip is a part-time course, spread over two years. During that time eight modules will be delivered, providing a comprehensive overview of sleep medicine that is in line with the European Sleep Research Society’s teaching and training guidelines. These modules include:

Module 1: The Physiological Basis of Sleep

Module 2: Introduction to Sleep Medicine and Methodological Approaches

Module 3: Circadian Rhythm Disruption and Sleep

Module 4: Insomnia

Module 5: Sleep-disordered Breathing and Sleep-related Movement Disorders

Module 6: Hypersomnias and Parasomnias

Module 7: Sleep in Specialist Populations

Module 8: Sleep and Society



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