UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Surgical and Interventional Sciences

This programme exposes trainees to scientific principles and methods; the programme is suitable for both surgical and dental trainees and is primarily intended to provides scientific research experience prior to or as part of the surgical training programme.

Entry requirements

A medical qualification from a UK university or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard. Applicants will preferably have a minimum of 2 years' clinical experience, or have completed basic surgical training, holding MRCS part 1.

Course modules

Core modules: Research methodology and transferable skills (part i).
Optional modules: Advanced surgical skills (microsurgery); advanced surgical skills (robotics); research methodology and transferable skills (part ii); applied tissue engineering; biomaterials in tissue regeneration (micro and nanoscale surface structuring); clinical experience in musculoskeletal surgery; experimental models in surgical research; heart and circulation; musculoskeletal biology (part i); musculoskeletal biology (part ii); musculoskeletal biomechanics and biomaterials (part i); musculoskeletal biomechanics and biomaterials (part ii); nanotechnology; pain; performing systematic reviews of interventions (part i); performing systematic reviews of interventions (part ii); surgical oncology; translation of nanotechnology and regenerative medicine (bench to bedside).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. Student performance is assessed through unseen written examination papers, written reports, oral presentations, written coursework and oral examinations, and a dissertation and oral examination for the research project.

Sponsorship information

Applications for Clinical Training Fellowships: a salary and contribution to fees, in return for sessional clinical duties (RMO posts).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 26,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,685 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,845 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,845 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,845 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,845 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7794 0500