University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Evidence-Based Musculoskeletal Care (External Fixation)

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSC trauma and orthopaedic surgery or an optional module in the MSc health sciences programme; this module aims to give students: a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the science of external fixation of diaphyseal and metaphyseal fractures and deformity; a critical understanding of when and how to use this technique: an evidence-based appreciation of the risks and likely benefits of this compared with other treatment options; which all contributes to the broader aim to influence clinicians to use a critical and scientifically robust approach to planning patient care; students have on-going access to other professionals during the period of the module in order to facilitate their learning.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British Council International Testing System) of at least 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or 92 (internet-based iBT).

Assessment methods

3,000 - 4,000 word essay.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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