Colonoscopy, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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  • English (take IELTS)
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The programme provides an MSc framework to facilitate study within colonoscopic practice. The programme will be delivered via a blended approach with the majority of the provisions being delivered online and supplemented with additional study days in which to underpin the theory delivered online. This will provide greater opportunities for students to access the programme from remote locations and avoid many of the challenges faced by the NHS in the respect of releasing individuals for study, hence increasing attractiveness of the provision.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The Colonoscopy programme provides an MSc framework to facilitate study within colonoscopic practice. Within the pathway there are core modules with the remainder shared across the other related pathways. Students may come from a variety of backgrounds which will embrace the provision of and enhance the sharing of knowledge and expertise within an inter-professional framework. The programme of study will provide appropriately qualified and experienced students the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes in which to explore and critically evaluate the theoretical and practical aspects which underpin their chosen specialised field.

The colonoscopy pathway has shared provisions between the Faculty of Health and Social Care and the Post Graduate Medical Institute with the FHSC being the lead faculty.

The overall aims of the programme are to enable the student to:
  • Extend current skills base to developed specialised extended skills in the chosen field demonstrating competence, safety and motivation
  • Explore and critically evaluate the process of research and its importance and provision within the chosen specialised field
  • Demonstrate insightful knowledge and subsequent responses to changes within the specialised chosen field in the respect of policy drivers, evidence based practice and National and Local guidance
  • Extend cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills in relation to the specialised chosen field in the context of research, education, critical awareness, and reflection
  • Embrace and engage the principles of inter-professional learning / multidisciplinary working and emerging new roles within the NHS
  • Make informed judgements regarding the suitability of an individual to undergo a diagnostic and / or intervention procedure
The distinctive features of the programme are to provide the student with a programme of study which:
  • Has a high degree of relevance to the chosen specialised field
  • Is of relevance to the student and potential employers
  • Will allow for extended learning across professional groups
  • Allows for potential access by other professional groups / employees within the healthcare environment

Extended knowledge will be gained by the student in which to practice within the specialised area. The pathway contains specific modules of study which will provide the student with the necessary extended knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to practice effectively, safely and competently within colonoscopic practice.

The pathway consists of 5 theory modules and 1 practice module related to the practice and provision of Colonoscopy in addition to extended practice within coloproctology.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Decision Making in Practice
  • The Practice of Colonoscopy
  • Theoretical Principles of Colonoscopy
  • Research and Literature Review Methods
  • Driving Specialist Developments through Contract Learning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

Applicants for the MSc Colonoscopy should possess a BSc in a relevant subject and MUST be eligible for registration with the Joint Accreditation Group for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) and have access to relevant hands on training / experience with suitably qualified supervisors / trainers within a relevant healthcare centre which can provide training whilst at their base institution.

Applicants will also be required to obtain a full health clearance and up to date Criminal Records Bureau check.

It is the responsibility of the STUDENT to provide up to date evidence of a Criminal Records Bureau check within 6 months leading up to commencement of the programme.

Students entering the programme of study must also provide evidence of an up to date Occupational Health Questionnaire to allow them access to hands on practical training during the period of study.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15000 International
  • GBP 5100 EU/EEA

Studentship for international postgraduate students

£2,500 per annum for postgraduate taught programmes with standard fees. An additional £1,000 for students from low and lower middle income countries.

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