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Surgery, MCh

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
The MCh enables experienced, qualified doctors to develop an evidence- based approach to health care practice and to obtain a postgraduate qualification whilst enhancing their surgical clinical expertise.

About

The programme has been designed in collaboration with senior surgeons and academics and is at the cutting edge of both contemporary surgical practice and research. It will allow you to extend your knowledge and skills to advanced levels within your specialist area of work. The clinical modules focus on practical skills in operative surgery with the use of interactive teaching aids and practical workshops.

Career Prospects

Medical professionals need to continually seek ways to improve their career prospects in an increasingly competitive job market where a postgraduate qualification is often now deemed essential.

The MCh provides a highly relevant qualification for doctors working in a specialist area of surgical practice which will add to your portfolio of qualifications and provide you with opportunities for professional development supported by expert clinicians and academics.

Accreditation

Benefit from a course accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Research Part 1: Critical Appraisal 
  • Clinical Research Part 2: Developing a Research Proposal
  • Evidence Based Clinical Practice
  • Dissertation for Health and Social Care Professionals
  • Applied Clinical Anatomy - Gastrointestinal System
  • Evidence Based Practice in Colorectal Surgery 
  • Evidence Based Practice in Emergency and Trauma Surgery
  • Emergency and Trauma Anatomy
  • Evidence Based Practice in Minimal Access Surgery 
  • Applied Clinical Anatomy - Gastrointestinal System
  • Evidence Based Practice Orthopaedics (Foot and Ankle) 
  • Orthopaedic Anatomy (Foot and Ankle) 
  • Evidence Based Practice Orthopaedics (Hand and Wrist Surgery)
  • Orthopaedic Anatomy (Hand and Wrist)
  • Evidence Based Practice Orthopaedics (Hip and Knee)
  • Orthopaedic Anatomy (Hip and Knee)
  • Evidence Based Practice Orthopaedics (Spine) 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      2-3 Years Part-Time
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

In addition to having a medical degree, you will also need to be registered with the General Medical Council to work in the UK or alternatively have successfully applied for an International Training Fellowship. You must have demonstrable clinical expertise and some experience in surgery.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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