Teesside University

Teesside University


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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods include: formative assessment, written reports, statistical analysis, written and oral exams, and a research project.

Sponsorship information

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
MCh Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176