M.Sc. Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain)

  • On Campus
  • Not specified
  • GBP10950 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Teesside University | Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
This course will give you the opportunity to study the central aspects of evidence-based medicine and to focus these on your specific area of anaesthesia practice.

Description of Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain)


The MSc Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain) MSc isoffered by Teesside University.

The emphasis is on the integration of theory and practice within a multi-professional working and learning environment and intends to develop a lifelong ability to understand how evidence is generated, retrieved, critically appraised and employed in clinical practice. Such a focus will ensure that you are equipped with the necessary foundations to further develop an evidence-based approach to practice throughout your career.

The course:

  • enables you to develop the skills and attitudes necessary to perform detailed evidence-based medicine and research in your area of speciality
  • develops your understanding of the necessary research methodologies to locate and appraise clinically relevant research critically
  • fosters a commitment to lifelong learning, and an inquisitive approach to clinical practice.

There is a flexible approach to course delivery. You can choose to study either by attending taught sessions or through distance learning.

What you study

You will study a number of modules which aim to increase the knowledge and skills that are necessary for evidence-based medicine. These will focus upon evidence-based practice, research design and methods, statistics and change management. You will be encouraged to apply these to your own area of speciality. In the final year you will undertake a research project related to your own area of interest.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline September
Tuition fee
  • GBP 10950 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 4590 Year (EEA)
Start date October  2016
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Core modules
  • Designing Research Projects
  • Dissertation
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Practical Statistics
  • Quality Improvement in Evidence-based Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain
  • Research Project Management

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain)

Applicants from the UK will be trainee anaesthetists, in at least their third year of training (post-primary FRCA). Overseas trainees will have completed an initial clinical attachment. All candidates will be registered with the Northern School of Anaesthesia.

English Language Requirements

You must have a good level of English language as courses are delivered and assessed in English.

Minimum Entry Level

  • IELTS: 6.5-7.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based test): 575-600
  • TOEFL (Computer test): 230-250
  • TOEFL (Internet-based test): 89-100

Work Experience for Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain)

No work experience is required.

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