Surgical Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • 3060
    Tuition (Year)
    3060
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
Online
This online programme is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. It covers the UK Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This programme gives you first-rate preparation for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) examination, with additional emphasis on acquired knowledge and its application.

The third-year MSc research project also serves as an opportunity to develop an academic career in surgery.

Career opportunities

This programme is designed to let you study towards your MRCS in a flexible way.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to the ESSQ
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory
  • Neoplasia, Immunology, Microbiology and Haematology
  • Gastrointestinal 1
  • Gastrointestinal 2 and Transplant
  • Colorectal
  • Urology
  • Locomotor and Plastics
  • Endocrinology, Breast and Skin
  • ENT/OMFS

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Starting in

        Apply until:

      • General

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • Educational variant Part-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 36 months
  • Structure
    Fully structured
  • Student interaction
    Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • Attendance
    No Attendance
  • Teacher support
    Continuous support with feedback on request

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Academic Requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent). You must be in a supervised clinical environment while you are studying.

English language requirements

All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:

an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration

  • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module)
  • TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module)
  • PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the "Enabling Skills" sections are not considered)
  • CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 3060 International
  • GBP 3060 EEA
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