University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

On completion of this programme students will be able to: demonstrate in depth knowledge of their chosen surgical subspecialty, and be able to apply this knowledge to the systematic assessment and management of surgical patients in the elective, urgent and emergency clinical setting; recognise the leadership contribution and responsibilities of the surgeon in the multidisciplinary management of complex surgical disease; critically reflect upon day to day surgical practice in the context of recent advances, and engage in critical dialogue with peers and experts in other specialties; apply the general principles of clinical study design, ethics, and statistics to critically evaluate the scientific literature in surgical research, and make informed judgements on new and emerging issues in surgery; exercise a high level of autonomy and initiative in professional activities at a level of independent surgical practice.

Entry requirements

Prospective entrants must hold a basic medical qualification recognised by the General Medical Council, and would normally have acquired their MRCS (or equivalent assessment milestone) and be an Advanced Trainee in General or vascular surgery (ST [specialist training years] 3/4 in UK or equivalent outside UK); applicants should have completed 2 years of training in vascular surgery and be based within a supervised training surgical programme at the time of commencing the course; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
ChM Online study £ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
ChM Online study £ 4,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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Distance learning

Key information

Programme Administrator
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0131 527 3496