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Emergency Medicine 

Manchester Metropolitan University

M.Sc. Online
84 months
800 GBP/year
800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Emergency Medicine course from Manchester Metropolitan University is for qualified doctors and nurses working in emergency care, including those in a paediatric environment. It gives you the opportunity to gain academic recognition for your professional training in urgent or emergency care.

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Designed entirely by physicians and nurses working in emergency care, all teaching on MSc Emergency Medicine course from Manchester Metropolitan University  takes place online using a virtual hospital for problem-based learning. This is to help you fit studying around your shifts.

Our teaching team includes internationally renowned emergency medicine consultants. This includes Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones (developer of the learning resource BestBETs) and Professor Simon Carley (developer of the St.Emlyn's blog), Consultants at two of of the biggest and busiest hospitals in the UK (the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital).

You’ll access unit resources, including weekly case studies and participate in online discussions with fellow students.

We offer a range of core and option units, depending on the route you take, and these are available on a three-year rolling programme.

Through these option units, you can focus on areas that fit with your career aspirations, such as Psychosocial Emergencies, Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine, and Major Incident Management.


As a graduate, you’ll have a masters degree that recognises your professional training in emergency or urgent care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acute Medical Emergencies 
  • Emergency Life Support
  • Evidence-based Emergency Practice
  • Human Resource Management in the Emergency Department
  • Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits

You’re awarded a postgraduate certificate (PgCert) when you complete 60 taught credits, and a postgraduate diploma (PgDip) for 120 taught credits.



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience and be practising in an area of urgent or emergency care.

Entry to a programme/award requires you to be a registered practitioner:

  • Doctor (registered with the GMC*)
  • Nurse (registered with the NMC*)
(*or international equivalent)

For CPD/standalone units the student must:

  • Possess a relevant professional qualification with associated registration as specified above.
  • Have at least 2 years practical experience and currently practicing in an area of urgent or emergency care.
  • Have evidence of recent study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 GBP per year and a duration of 84 months.
  • EU/EEA

    800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 GBP per year and a duration of 84 months.

per 20 credits studied per year


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.

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!

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Updated over a year ago

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