• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales allows you to explore and study the major classes of respiratory disease, conduct research in respiratory medicine and have a direct opportunity to improve patient care.

About

Respiratory medicine is an increasingly important field of medicine, as respiratory disease is a growing cause of morbidity and mortality. The MSc Respiratory Medicine is an online course, run with our collaborative partner Diploma MSc.

The Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales is aimed at Doctors, GPs, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Nurses or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience. Completion of the MSc Respiratory Medicine course will enhance private practice and will help career progression.

Careers

You have the option to attend a series of pre-lectures before commencing the course.

You must complete an element of work-based learning.

Students are normally employed as healthcare professionals so work/ study placements would not be suitable.

The course gives you the direct opportunity to improve patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Respiratory medicine – Symptoms, signs and investigations 
  • Asthma and Allergy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 
  • Thoracic oncology and pleural disease 
  • Wider Respiratory Horizons
  • Other important respiratory conditions and diseases
  • Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal in Respiratory Medicine 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      1-2 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

Entry to the MSc Respiratory Medicine programme will require the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (120 credits) either from the University of South Wales or from another UK University.

Alternatively, students may apply for the MSc as a two year course, completing all 8 modules (180 credits). Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:

  • Qualification certificates.
  • One written reference.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Option A: £3420.00
  • Option C: £570.00

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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