University of Chester
Medicine of Ageing
This programme will aim both to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern clinical environment specialising in caring for the elderly, and will be as relevant to day to day NHS hospital and general practice.
Applicants must hold a medical 1st degree, or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. Applications are invited from: NHS staff; health professionals from overseas; those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.
Modules include: Evidence based medicine; analysis and interpretation of clinical data; the science of ageing; organic psychiatry and psychopharmacology; frailty medicine; current clinical practice; research dissertation.
The research dissertation is assessed by the production of a substantial review paper and an academic research article suitable for publication in an appropriate research journal.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||-||1 calendar years|
|MSc||Part-time||-||2 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|