Surgical Science, Master | Part time | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
24 months
9500 EUR/year
4630 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the Surgical Science programme at University College Cork is to provide postgraduate education in surgery for clinical students (medical graduates), to enhance their academic understanding of the speciality and to provide thorough clinical training. The Masters programme will also provide structured research opportunities. 


The MCh in Surgical Science is a two-year part-time programme with an annual intake, comprising of taught modules and a dissertation. The taught modules consist of formal teaching material and course work, individual assignments including case studies, journal reviews and clinical skills teaching towards the development of a competitive clinical, teaching and research portfolio.

Learning outcomes

This innovative programme in Surgical Science at University College Cork  will provide you with a strong foundation with which to progress through specialist surgical and other postgraduate training. There is significant use of e-learning therefore campus based contact teaching time is condensed recognizing the work commitments of surgical trainees. The modular structure offered allows flexibility to trainees who can opt to access a one year certificate or two year diploma/masters. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essentials in surgery
  • Surgical Metabolism
  • Professional Development in Surgery  Research Methodology, Innovation and Device Development
  • Fluid Management
  • Optimising Metabolism 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the MCh in Surgical Science will be required to have attained  their Degrees of MB, BCh, BAO, or equivalent, from a recognised medical school 
  • Be eligible  for full registration as a doctor with the Irish Medical Council.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4630 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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