University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Emergency Care

This course is aimed at emergency care professionals who want to develop their expertise. You will learn new skills to help you manage a service and also how to teach others. We have an international reputation for research in the field of pre-hospital and emergency care.

Entry requirements

At least 2 years� clinical experience of emergency medicine or related field (to the standard equivalent of a year 3 speciality trainee of UK emergency medicine training). English language requirements overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Management theory and practice; evidence-based emergency medicine and research; an introduction to UK emergency medicine; research methods for emergency medicine; dissertation. Optional modules: Observation and ambulatory medicine; paediatric emergency medicine; pre-hospital emergency, event and expedition medicine; musculo-skeletal emergency medicine; sedation in emergency medicine; emergency medicine informatics; medicolegal and forensic emergency medicine; systematically reviewing the research literature; introduction to statistics and critical appraisal; further statistics for health science researchers.

Assessment methods

The course is a mixture of online distance learning, independent study and online clinical demonstrations. You are assessed on coursework and project work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Teaching Support Unit, School of Health and Related Research
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5454