Keele University

Keele University

Medical Science (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

This award has been designed to facilitate the learning of the generic skills and knowledge essential to successful higher clinical practice. The emphasis is on obstetrics and gynaecology but also covers areas such as an understanding of medical education, leadership for health professionals, clinical effectiveness and research methodology.

Entry requirements

You will need to be a doctor actively engaged in surgical training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to apply for this award. Certain individual modules are open to other professionals with appropriate experience.

Course modules

Practical surgical skills (obstetrics and gynaecology); advanced training skills (obstetrics and gynaecology); independent practice-based study; 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.

Assessment methods

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) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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