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University of Salford

Trauma and Orthopaedics (Spinal)

This course provides the appropriate content for students to progress in spinal management. Students will have access to expertise in clinical assessment, spinal pathology management strategies as well as specialist surgical skills workshops. Students will be taught by consultant surgeons, anaesthetists and specialists in spinal practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be orthopaedic doctors with MBBCh or equivalent or graduates with an appropriate healthcare degree. Prospective students will usually be required to have achieved a 2.1 degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules include: Spinal orthopaedics; applied orthopaedic radiology; extending proficiencies in orthopaedics; clinical biomechanics; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assignments; objective structured clinical examination; case presentation/study; literature review; electronic portfolio of evidence.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 17,300 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 3,280 per Year 1 (EU) 33 months
MSc Part-time GBP 3,280 per Year 1 (England) 33 months
MSc Part-time GBP 7,850 per Year 1 (International) 33 months
MSc Part-time GBP 3,280 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 33 months
MSc Part-time GBP 3,280 per Year 1 (Scotland) 33 months
MSc Part-time GBP 3,280 per Year 1 (Wales) 33 months
PgCert Mixed mode - 5 months
PgDip Mixed mode - 9 months

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