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General and Minimal Access Surgery in Urology MCh

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MCh- Master of Surgery

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

This course will develop your understanding of the concepts and principles underpinning the care of patients undergoing urology surgery as well as your ability to find, critically evaluate and apply relevant research evidence to ensure clinical effectiveness.

The knowledge and skills you develop will enhance your clinical decision making and research practice within urology enabling you to contribute to the knowledge base. You are encouraged to focus on topical issues within urology surgical practice, concentrating on aspects of practice that are relevant to your specific interests and practice.

The course enables you to:

  • further develop an understanding of the principles and clinical concepts underpinning practice in general urology and minimal access surgery in urology
  • further develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform evidence-based practice and research within the specialist field of general urology and minimal access surgery in urology
  • foster a commitment to lifelong learning and an inquisitive approach to clinical practice in general urology and minimal access surgery in urology that will enable you to acquire skills to practice safely and enhance their practice.

How you are assessed

We use a range of summative assessment methods throughout including written reports, proposal, written and oral exams, statistics mini project, computer based statistics exam, dissertation thesis and research article. You receive formative feedback on your progress for all modules throughout the course. Feedback on summative assessments is provided electronically for all assessed work.

Career opportunities

The course supports your career development by enhancing the research, evidence-based practice skills and principles underpinning specialist clinical practice that are required within the specialist field of surgical urology. It provides an additional master’s level qualification that may be used to support career progression. Engaging in research and a record of publication are important aspects in career progression if you are aiming to achieve a consultant position. Providing an opportunity to develop your research skills and to support you in preparing your work for publication is an important element of the course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    123 51%

    70th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    22nd

    46

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