Swansea University

Swansea University

Trauma Surgery (Military)

The part-time taught component (part 1) consists of 5 clinical and 2 research methods modules which are delivered in 5 and 3 day blocks respectively. The clinical modules are arranged sequentially to take the students from immediate management, critical care, and on to healing recovery in the first 3 modules. The subsequent modules are devoted to military operational surgical training and combat surgery.

Entry requirements

The programme is open to medical graduates who are post MRCS (or equivalent) and have also successfully completed the ATLS programme. The military programme is open to regular and territorial personnel from any surgical specialty. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a credible commitment to a career in trauma surgery/care irrespective of their chosen specialty. Supportive references are required.

Course modules

Modules include: trauma; the disease; the turning point; healing and rehabilitation; military operational surgical training; combat surgery (clinical and logistics); evidence-based health and social care; health research methods and preparation for dissertation; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Morriston Hospital, Swansea Swansea SA6 6NL Wales

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Swansea University Medical School
Telephone number: 
01792 513486