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Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh

24 months
6850 GBP/year
6850 GBP/year
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This Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning) is delivered by The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

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This Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning) from The University of Edinburgh  leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM).

Who is this programme for? 

Based on the UK Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum, the ChM in Trauma and Orthopaedics provides the opportunity for you to select those advanced modules relevant to your declared specialty.

It also supports learning for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) examinations.

The programme is designed to run alongside clinical training and complement in-the-workplace assessment.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme, you will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of your chosen surgical subspecialty.

You will also be able to apply this knowledge to the systematic assessment and management of surgical patients in the elective, urgent and emergency clinical setting.

Programme Structure

Year 1

Compulsory courses:

  • Basic Science 
  • Adult Reconstruction Trauma
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Hand
  • Spine
  • Knee
  • Ankle and Foot
  • Paediatric
  • Hip

You are supported throughout the programme through asynchronous discussions with tutors who are all leading clinicians in their field.

Year 2

Compulsory courses:

  • Basic Science  
  • Specialist Academic Activity
  • Core Academic Activity

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) recognised by the General Medical Council.
  • Should have also acquired MRCS (or equivalent assessment milestone).
  • UK applicants must be an Advanced Trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedics, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Candidates outside the UK should have equivalent experience.
  • Surgeons who have a consultant or career grade post (or equivalent) in Orthopaedic Surgery are also eligible for entry. 

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 GBP per year during 24 months.



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