This course is for orthopaedic surgeons who wish to develop their expertise at postgraduate level. It is run jointly by staff at the Cathays and Heath Park campuses, the course aims to explore aspects of engineering relating to medicine and to examine some of the problems arising out of implant technology. It introduces the basic features of engineering principles in relation to materials, experimentation, mechanical engineering theory and surgical techniques which are relevant to the orthopaedic discipline.
An upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) from a British or recognised overseas university is required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Topics covered on the course include: Materials and their properties; engineering theory; experimental techniques; surgical practice and research methodology.
Assessment methods include coursework and examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
Postgraduate Admissions Office, School of Engineering
029 2087 0050