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  • Qualification

    MCh- Master of Surgery

  • Location

    Wrightington Hospital

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    NOV-21, SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The MCh enables experienced, qualified doctors to develop an evidence- based approach to health care practice and to obtain a postgraduate qualification whilst enhancing their surgical clinical expertise within the NHS. Edge Hill University is an accredited Surgical Training Centre with the Royal College of Surgeons (England).

The programme has been designed in collaboration with senior surgeons and academics and is at the cutting edge of contemporary surgical evidence-based practices. It will allow you to extend your knowledge and skills to advanced levels within your specialist area of work. The clinical modules focus on practical skills in operative surgery with the use of interactive teaching aids and practical workshops.

What will I study?

This programme consists of two 30 credit clinical research modules, a 60 credit work-based learning module and a 60 credit dissertation. Topics covered will include:

Specialist aspects of evidence based practice in surgery – the application of advanced knowledge of physiology, pathology, microbiology and imaging. The aim is to enable you to acquire an advanced understanding of the process of service innovation in the relevant subject area;
Qualitative and quantitative research methods;
Critiquing research findings;
Writing a research proposal;
Analysis of quantitative data;
Systematic reviews;
Research governance and ethics;
Focus on a significant piece of investigative enquiry from conceptualisation through to completion.

What are my career prospects?

Medical professionals need to continually seek ways to improve their career prospects in an increasingly competitive job market where a postgraduate qualification is often now deemed essential.

The MCh provides a highly relevant qualification for doctors working in a specialist area of surgical practice which will add to your portfolio of qualifications and provide you with opportunities for professional development supported by expert clinicians and academics.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 35,000overall cost

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

University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

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