Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Minimally Invasive Surgery

This course is for qualified medical practitioners with a minimum of 3 years' post-qualification clinical experience. The course consists of lectures, seminars and journal clubs, which will be delivered on the Medway campus (just 30 minutes from London), and: delivers up-to-date knowledge on MIS topics as well as subspecialities; offers the opportunity to develop practical skills and expertise in the MIS clinical skills laboratory; provides a clear evidence-based approach to common clinical problems and procedures; highlights national and international guidelines and discusses their implementation; involves weekly sessions on difficult/rare clinical cases and provides structured protocols for patient management; provides opportunities for one-to-one discussions on matters related to the course as well as career advice; includes a weekly journal club where recent clinical trials are discussed and learnt lessons highlighted; involves an opportunity for you to complete a research project to gain experience in a topic of particular interest. This is based on reading, data collection and regular discussions with an appointed supervisor; involves dedicated sessions on clinical trial design and organisation, which helps you to understand the principles of evidence-based medicine; provides an opportunity for you to observe various MIS investigations at leading centres of expertise; provides an opportunity for long dedicated private study time.

Entry requirements

In order to apply you must be a qualified medical practitioner with a minimum of 3 years post qualification clinical experience. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Occupational Health screening will be completed for all successful applicants prior to any clinical visits.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, presentations, practical examinations, dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MCh Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MCh Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,860 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MCh Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MCh Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MCh Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4UF South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900