This programme provides postgraduate training for doctors specialising in orthopaedics and is delivered in collaboration with consultant orthopaedic surgeons from South Tees NHS Foundation Trust; during the programme students study the underpinning principles of evidence-based trauma and orthopaedics; the programme focuses on developing students' clinical knowledge and understanding of trauma and orthopaedic practice and the research skills necessary to be able to practise evidence-based orthopaedics; students also have the opportunity to undertake a research study within the specialist field of trauma and orthopaedics and to prepare your research for publication; the course enables students to: develop an understanding of the principles and clinical concepts underpinning practice in trauma and orthopaedics; develop the skills and attitudes necessary to perform evidence-based trauma and orthopaedic practice and research within trauma and orthopaedics.
Applicants should have a recognised medical degree and be working within orthopaedics; international students must apply via the Medical Training Initiative and will be required to have IELTS level 6.5 or above.
Year 1 core modules include: Designing research projects; evidence-based practice; practical statistics; trauma and orthopaedics. Year 2 core module: Dissertation. Optional modules include: Assessment and management of shoulder disorders; delivering quality in healthcare.
Assessment methods include: formative assessment, written reports, statistical analysis, written and oral exams, and a research project.
Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|
School of Health and Social Care