Surgical Science - MSc
At a glance...
Duration: 1 year full-time
Start date: October
Entry requirements: Medical graduates with a minimum of 2 years' postgraduate experience in surgery. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate an interest in an aspect of surgery. It would be an advantage, but not essential, for students to already have GMC registration prior to entry. All students will have to obtain full health clearance.
Location: Hammersmith Hospital campus
Organised by: Department of Surgery and Cancer
Course director: Mr N J Standfield
Course coordinator: Dr C J Ryan
Course administrator: Ms Kathleen Ellis
Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas are not available on this programme.
How to apply
This full time or part time course aims to provide surgeons-in-training with a grounding in research methodology and basic sciences applied to surgery, in addition to the opportunity of acquiring experience in their chosen surgical specialty, including an aspect of clinical or applied research.
Applications for 2013 entry must be received by 1 September to be considered.
By the end of the course students will have:
Within the unique environment of Imperial College London, students are offered the combination of a large surgical department covering most of the specialities in surgery, with teaching and research in the clinically applied basic sciences. Utilisation will be made of the campuses at St Mary’s, Charing Cross, Chelsea & Westminster, St Mark’s and associated Hospitals for specialised modules or research projects.
The course is an excellent preparation for surgeons intending to enter higher specialist surgical training, or for those already in higher specialist surgical training who require experience in research methods.
For suitably able students, the course will provide an excellent foundation for MPhil/PhD or MD/MS studies.
Imperial College works closely with employers and industry, including Industrial Advisory Panels to design Master’s courses which provide graduates with technical knowledge, expertise and transferable skills and to encourage students to take internships and placements. All Master’s courses are designed with employer needs in mind with some Master’s courses accredited by Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies. Most Master’s courses offer an opportunity to carry out research projects in industry.
Links to Student Surveys
The results of internal surveys can be found here: www.imperial.ac.uk/sole