M.Sc. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
The MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a two-year part-time course that will give you a postgraduate education in obstetrics and gynaecology. The course will enhance your academic understanding of the specialty, provided thorough clinical training. The masterís course will also provide structured research opportunities.

Description of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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The MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a two-year part-time course that will give you a postgraduate education in obstetrics and gynaecology. The course will enhance your academic understanding of the specialty, provided thorough clinical training. The masterís course will also provide structured research opportunities. The course incorporates taught modules, clinical attachments and a minor thesis. The taught modules consist of formal teaching material and course work, individual assignments including case studies and journal reviews, clinical skills teaching and practical exercises, as well as assessment of clinical skills and expected attendance at academic meetings.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July 31st
Tuition fee
  • EUR 4105 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 4105 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time

Course Content

You will take 90 credits as follows: three 10-credit modules in year 1 and three 10-credit modules in year 2, with a research dissertation of 30 credits.

Year 1

(Year 1 may be Obstetrics or Gynaecology, depending on the year of intake)

Modules (30 credits):

  • OG6001 Basic Obstetrics (10 credits)
  • OG6002 Maternal Medicine (10 credits)
  • OG6003 Fetal Medicine (10 credits)

On completion of the above 30 credits, you can opt to be conferred with a Postgraduate Certificate in Obstetrics.

Year 2

Modules (30 credits):

  • OG6005 Basic Gynaecology (10 credits)
  • OG6006 General Gynaecology (10 credits)
  • OG6007 Specialty Gynaecology (10 credits)

On completion of the above 30 credits, you can opt to be conferred with a Postgraduate Certificate in Gynaecology.

  • OG004 Research (30 credits)

On completion of the total 60 credits, you can opt to be conferred with a Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or you can complete a research project and submit a minor thesis to be conferred with the MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Prospective students should:

  • have a primary Medical degree approved by the Programme Committee

  • hold full professional registration with the Medical Council of Ireland

  • be employed by an approved hospital and must have a letter of consent from the hospital of employment before registration

  • provide evidence of proficiency in the English Language. Students whose primary language is not English must have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 with no individual section less than 5.5.

Work Experience for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

No work experience is required.

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