The MSc in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery aims to meet the personal, professional and educational requirements of surgeons continuing their professional development within the clinical field of laparoscopic surgery. It will enable you to develop your knowledge and extend and advance your clinical practice to achieve competence in the principles of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery. This course will provide you with the breadth and depth of experience to fully engage with all aspects of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, as well as practical training with simulators.
During this course you will undertake laparoscopic simulation training based at the ICENI Centre and you will also have access to the Broomfield Robotic Centre based at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. The ICENI Centre is internationally recognised as a leading centre of excellence in the field of minimally invasive surgery. It combines the advanced multidisciplinary laparoscopic techniques practiced at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation trust with the highest quality research infrastructure established within Anglia Ruskin University.
Home £6,500; Overseas £9,800
In addition to the compulsory modules, you will select one module from the above list of four optional modules to complete the course.
A wide range of assessment strategies are used throughout the duration of this course, including objective structured clinical examinations, simulation practice training sessions, written assignments, presentations, examinations, research proposal, a major project and portfolio.
Teaching will be supported by a range of activities, such as: group collaborations, surgical demonstrations, skills stations, live theatre video link, workshops, tutorials, lectures and seminars. These will all be used to build on your existing knowledge, along with a combination of clinical scenarios and real cases.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
Candidates may gain entry to this course by clearly demonstrating on their application that their qualifications and experience are equivalent to a recognised medical degree. In addition, candidates will be required to undertake a telephone interview.
No work experience is required.
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