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University of Dundee

Orthopaedic Science

This programme provides a robust and wide-reaching education in the fundamental physical sciences relating to orthopaedic surgery. It has a specific focus on the theoretical and practical application of technology within orthopaedics. Additionally, it equips trainees with the knowledge of fundamental science required for the FRCS exit exam.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be Specialist Registrars or equivalent in orthopaedic surgery qualified to MBChB or equivalent plus MRCS or equivalent. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Rigid body mechanics; structural mechanics; skeletal mechanics; tissue mechanics; biomechanical measurement systems; prosthetics; orthotics; mobility aids; implant mechanics and materials; hip arthroplasty; knee arthroplasty; ankle and foot arthroplasty; upper limb arthroplasty; bone fixation; descriptive statistics; statistical inference; non-parametric statistical inference.

Assessment methods

Assessment of modules 1-5 will be by examination with the option of sitting exams upon completion of each individual module or upon completion of all 5 modules. Assessment is weighted (80 per cent) by exam and (20 per cent) by coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838