M.Sc. Managing Care in Perioperative Practice

Cardiff University | Cardiff, United Kingdom
This course offers knowledge and expertise to develop students’ evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to increase their practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of managing care in perioperative practice, so that they can apply these skills in the further advancement of care in this field.

Description of Managing Care in Perioperative Practice


The Programme is offered in full-time and part-time modes for students wishing to achieve the MSc award. Full-time students undertake all modules during one academic year, while part-time students undertake modules over 2 years. The modular structure of the programme allows students to select the most appropriate profession-specific modules and shared or generic modules from a suite of modules within the postgraduate provision of the School of Healthcare Studies.

For the Postgraduate Certificate, students need to complete the Research Methods in Health and Social Care module (30 credits) and at least one profession-specific module (30 credits). To be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma, students need to complete the Research Methods in Health and Social Care module (30 credits) and at least two professionspecific modules (60 credits). The remaining 30 credits can be made up of either another profession specific module or one or more shared or generic modules available within the MSc suite of optional modules. Students who proceed to successful completion of a research project and subsequent dissertation will be eligible for the award of a Master of Science degree.

Special Features:

  • The only Masters programme of this kind in the UK.
  • Additional free-standing non profession specific modules are available to complement the core modules.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified
Start date September  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

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
193(Grade B)

Requirements for Managing Care in Perioperative Practice

Suitable for healthcare professionals working in the field of perioperative practice, including Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) and Registered Nurses (RNs).

Students admitted to the course should be in possession of:

  • Either a first degree or a UK diploma in the relevant field.
  • Normally, two years of fieldwork/clinical education.

Work Experience for Managing Care in Perioperative Practice

No work experience is required.

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