Medical Science (Surgery)
This award has been designed to facilitate the learning of the generic skills and knowledge essential to successful higher clinical practice. With an emphasis on surgery, it also covers areas such as an understanding of medical education, ability to appraise research and assess clinical effectiveness, and management and leadership skills in the healthcare setting. Each module consists of a mixture of different types of delivery, with some online learning and some face-to-face blocks of teaching, utilising a mixture of seminars, group work and short lectures. There are a number of core modules and then a wide range of modules that are optional.
You will need to be a doctor in active surgical training to apply for this award. Certain individual modules are open to other professionals with appropriate experience.
Core modules: Basic skills in surgical practice; applied surgical anatomy; core skills in the care of critically ill surgical patients; dissertation; plus 4 chosen from: contemporary challenges in healthcare ethics and law; statistics and epidemiology; research methods in health; communication skills for health professionals in clinical practice; medical education; health informatics; leadership and management for healthcare professionals; clinical effectiveness, reflective practice.
Each module consists of a mixture of different types of delivery, with some on line learning and face to face teaching, utilising a mixture of seminars, group work or short lectures.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MMedSci||Part-time||£ 2,640 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,640 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,640 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Hospital North Staffordshire||Stoke on Trent||ST4 7PA||West Midlands|
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