Musculoskeletal Medicine, Postgraduate Certificate | Part time online | University of Leeds | United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate Online

Musculoskeletal Medicine

9 months
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Musculoskeletal medicine (MSK) is a rapidly developing field of medicine practised by a variety of clinicians including general practitioners and allied healthcare professionals. This online Musculoskeletal Medicine course from University of Leeds is specifically designed to provide you with the ultimate flexibility, tailor your time to suit your schedule.


The online PGCert in MSK medicine is built to meet the needs of those wishing to work in this field within both primary care and community MSK services. The course has been developed by some of the UK’s leading MSK clinicians, ensuring it provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in a range of MSK settings.

This comprehensive Musculoskeletal Medicine course from University of Leeds will provide you with everything you need to know to begin or progress your career in MSK medicine.

Course highlights

  • Flexible learning via an online education platform.
  • Monthly live online tutorials.
  • Individual topics taught by UK clinicians who are experts within their specialist field.
  • Direct academic and career support from our tutor team.
  • The course is aligned with the joint MSK Diploma exam of the Primary Care Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine Society and the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine.

Programme Structure

  • Please check the up-to-date programme structure on the official programme website.





Key information


  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have at least a 2:2 honours degree (or international equivalent). Currently, we are accepting candidates with degrees in medicine, physiotherapy, sports therapy, sports rehabilitation/training, podiatry, osteopathy, or other allied healthcare professions. 
  • Appropriate professional registration should also be held with the GMC, Health and Care Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy or British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers. Applicants without professional registration with the GMC, Health and Care Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy or British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers are required to have at least one year of relevant post-graduation clinical experience.

Tuition Fee



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