University of Edinburgh
This programme is designed to support advanced ophthalmology trainees in the UK and internationally through a curriculum which recognises their subspecialist ophthalmic interests in preparation for exit examination and hospital-based practice.
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 ophthalmology (ST [specialist training years] 3/4 in UK or equivalent outside UK); applicants should have completed 2 years of training in ophthalmology and be based within a supervised training 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.
Year 1: ophthalmology 1; core ophthalmology; applied basic sciences, examination and surgical strategies; clinical decision making, therapeutics, avoiding and managing complications; diagnostics and technologies in clinical practice; acute ophthalmology, trauma and advanced surgical techniques. Year 2: ophthalmology 2; core academic activity (reflective eportfolio); examination (mcq and emi); specialist academic activity (research project).
|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|
|ChM||Online study||£ 4,825 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
|ChM||Online study||£ 4,825 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
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