University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic surgery is a young and rapidly developing speciality; it is about improving the lives of people with disease or damage to their bones and joints; the MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics encourages clinicians to practice evidence-based musculoskeletal medicine and surgery; students are taught the skills to gather and critically appraise evidence of diagnostic and treatment effectiveness, and use this evidence to guide the management of treatment of patients; the course is taught by the Warwick Orthopaedics team, which is made up of 30 Consultant Surgeons and their teams working in several hospital locations, alongside research and teaching groups.

Entry requirements

Medically qualified candidates should have obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons or an equivalent final qualification of a professional society; non-medical candidates should have membership of a professional society; they have a minimum of at least 3 years post-qualifying experience; both sets of candidates continue to work in a healthcare setting for the duration of the course.

Course modules

Core modules include: Managing back pain; external fixation; intramedullary nailing; managing upper limb pain; managing lower limb pain.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time day £ 7,400 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time day £ 20,280 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

PG Admissions
Telephone number: 
02476 524585