Postgraduate Certificate in International Primary Care Research Leadership (IPCRL)

  • 1. The Divisional Board of Medical Sciences, jointly with the Continuing Education Board, shall elect for the supervision of the course a Standing Committee that shall have the power to arrange a course of study in international primary care leadership. The course will consist of lectures, seminars, presentations, experiential learning, skills training and peer group work in the theory and practice of International Primary Care Research Leadership.

  • 2. The course will take place on a part-time basis over a period of not less than eight terms. The Standing Committee shall have power to approve an extension of time of not more than three terms to the maximum periods.

  • 3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in three written assignments each of not more than 4,000 words.

  • The assessed work set out in this clause shall be submitted via the approved online submission system. Candidates will be notified of dates in the handbook issued at the start of the course.

  • 4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.

  • 5. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Certificate.

  • 6. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiner in an assessment may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the original failure.