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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Waterloo Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary


This course is for appropriately qualified healthcare professionals who wish to become surgical care practitioners. The course builds on your existing skills and experience to enable you to lead and support the development and delivery of surgical practice. Module outcomes have been mapped against the Curriculum Framework for the Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP) as well as using Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and 2017 NHS England Advanced Clinical Practice Framework so NHS employees can identify learning to support career progression.

Course detail

The course is relevant for qualified healthcare practitioners in any surgical specialty including cardiothoracics, vascular, urology, general and orthopaedics for example. The course is suitable for nurses and allied healthcare professionals currently employed in clinical practice working in a surgical care role before commencing this postgraduate course. The programme provide a framework within which you can acquire and demonstrate the principles of operative procedures and those specific to your surgical specialty.

Teaching and assessment

Students are assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations with emphasis on assessment skills in surgical care practice and includes written assignments such as essays, portfolios. MSc students are also required to complete a quality improvement dissertation. In addition, some modules will require students to undertake a presentation as part of the module assessment. A small number of modules are assessed by an examination such as OSCEs (objective structured clinical examination) or a computer-based assessment. The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they may change if the course modules change. Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,820per year

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

University information

King's College London, University of London

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  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 35 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    173 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%



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