The Programme is open to medical graduates who are post MRCS (or equivalent) and have also successfully completed the ATLS programme. The Military Programme is open to regular and territorial personnel from any surgical specialty. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a credible commitment to a career in trauma surgery/care irrespective of their chosen specialty. Supportive references are required.
Months of entry
This innovative, highly practical and academically rigorous programme is aimed at those committed to a career devoted to improving trauma care. Trauma care is one of the most rapidly evolving areas in modern medicine. Improvements in the immediate (damage control) resuscitation have improved survival, underpinned by the lessons learnt from the most effective trauma systems in the developed world. Post-injury reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation now offer potentials for recovery which were previously inconceivable.
Modules typically include:
• Trauma: the disease
• The turning point
• Healing and rehabilitation
• Military operational surgical training
• Combat surgery: clinical and logistics
• Evidence-based health and social care
• Health research methods and preparation for dissertation
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Swansea University Medical School
- +44 (0)1792 513400