Perioperative Medicine, M.Sc. | Part time online | University College London (UCL) | United Kingdom
60 months
29000 GBP/year
14100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This online Perioperative Medicine MSc at the University College London (UCL) offers you the flexibility to study for between one and five years according to your individual needs without needing to attend UCL in person. You will be taught by a faculty of experts in this rapidly growing field to give you a specialist skill set.


This Perioperative Medicine MSc at the University College London (UCL) is ideally suited to a wide range of healthcare professionals who care for surgical patients, including anaesthetists, surgeons, geriatricians and physicians.

Why study this degree at UCL?

Perioperative Medicine is a new and exciting specialty where currently few high-quality learning opportunities exist. In this course UCL has combines its own personal strong reputation in the field with more than 40 international expert authors from over 25 international institutions to provide a state of the art, evidence-based product of the highest academic quality. 

UCL is home to a centre of academic excellence, Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe). Through this association, the Perioperative Medicine Group has attracted collaborations with an international faculty of experts in this new and exciting specialty. This wealth of knowledge and expertise has enabled the development of a high-quality programme delivered directly by experts to students.

This innovative programme, delivered by innovative e-learning methods seeks to develop an international community of learners, not limited by distance, who will benefit from shared online educational activities.


UCL's Perioperative Medicine (POM) MSc will provide an internationally recognised qualification with real value in the workplace, as it prepares graduates for senior leadership positions in the field. Not only will graduates have enhanced their individual clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes, but they will also be equipped to influence POM service development and to teach and train the next generation of healthcare workers.  


This is a higher degree with real value in the workplace as it prepares graduates for senior positions in the field. You will develop a deep understanding of the evidence base, and utilising this to effect changes in perioperative process and outcome is central to the programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Landscape of Perioperative Medicine
  • Towards a New Model in Perioperative Care
  • Data and Statistics in Perioperative Care
  • Quality, Safety and Leadership in Perioperative Care
  • The Evolving Paradigm in Perioperative Care
  • Perioperative Pain and Cancer Disease
  • Elderly Medicine
  • Special Topics in Perioperative Care
  • Dissertation/ Research Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in biomedical science or nursing or a medical degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14100 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • programme only available on a modular (flexible) basis


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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