Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Clinical and Health Sciences with Surgery

Our Clinical and Health Sciences with Surgery PGCert offers you the ability to tailor your educational needs to your professional interests. Designed for busy professionals, this online course offers a flexible, bespoke way for you to develop your career in surgery. The course is ideal for clinicians, allied health professionals and scientists with a particular interest in surgery. It is particularly suited to junior medical staff wishing to pursue a career in surgery and gain a postgraduate qualification.

Entry requirements

An honours degree, or international equivalent, in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline and working in the healthcare profession or related field. We will also consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field. If your first language is not English then you will need to meet one of the following criteria: you have achieved IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in writing and reading and at least 6.5 in speaking and listening) , Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62, or equivalent: you have been educated in an English-speaking country that is exempt from the University's English Language Assessment; you can provide other evidence of a high level of competence in English, eg successful completion of A- levels or an undergraduate course taught in English. You must be IT literate to complete these highly interactive courses online and have access to a computer with a printer, webcam, headset and a reliable Internet connection. Your browser will need to be JavaScript enabled and able to accept cookies. You will be given access to any specific software required during the course of your studies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Online study - 12 months

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Key information

Degree Programme Director
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7032