Entry requirements

In addition to having a medical degree, you will also need to be registered with the General Medical Council to work in the UK or alternatively have successfully applied for an International Training Fellowship. You should have attained a higher postgraduate qualification (for example, MSc or equivalent) and have current experience in the appropriate medical specialty. An interview will form part of the selection process.

Employment may be arranged in conjunction with the course of study or alternatively you may already be in full-time employment in the UK.

For further information regarding eligibility for International Training Fellowships, please email mchmmedadmin@wwl.nhs.uk.

Months of entry


Course content

The MMed enables experienced, qualified doctors to develop an evidence- based approach to healthcare practice and to obtain a postgraduate qualification whilst enhancing clinical expertise in a specific discipline of medicine.

The programme has been designed in collaboration with senior clinicians and academics and is at the cutting edge of both contemporary medical practice and research. It will allow you to extend your knowledge and skills to advanced levels within your dedicated area of work.

You can choose from a range of specialist pathways.

  • MMed Acute Medicine
  • MMed Adult and Later Life Psychiatry
  • MMed Breast Radiology
  • MMed Cardiology
  • MMed Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • MMed Clinical Microbiology and Virology
  • MMed Cross-Sectional Imaging
  • MMed Elderly Medicine
  • MMed Endocrinology
  • MMed Forensic Psychiatry
  • MMed Gastroenterology
  • MMed Haematology
  • MMed Interventional Cardiology
  • MMed Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • MMed Nephrology
  • MMed Neurology
  • MMed Neonatology
  • MMed Paediatrics
  • MMed Pain Management
  • MMed Psychiatry
  • MMed Regional Anaesthesia
  • MMed Respiratory Medicine
  • MMed Rheumatology
  • MMed Stereotactic Radiotherapy
  • MMed Stroke and Rehabilitation

Whichever pathway you choose, the programme will be delivered in partnership with Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMed
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44(0)1695 575171