•You must have a medical degree (MBBS, MRCS or equivalent postgraduate degree) •You must work within surgical gastroenterology at ST3 (or equivalent) •If you are an international student you must apply through MTI - you will need to have IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent).
Months of entry
The award provides postgraduate education for doctors specialising in surgical gastroenterology and is delivered in collaboration with South Tees NHS Foundation Trust. During the award you study the underpinning principles of evidence-based surgical gastroenterology and minimally invasive surgery. The award focuses on developing your clinical knowledge and understanding of surgical gastroenterology practice and the research skills necessary to be an evidence-based practitioner able to undertake clinical research.
- further develop an understanding of the principles and clinical concepts underpinning practice in surgical gastroenterology and minimally invasive surgery
- further develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform evidence-based practice and research within the specialist field of surgical gastroenterology and minimally invasive surgery
- foster a commitment to lifelong learning and an inquisitive approach to clinical practice in surgical gastroenterology and minimally invasive surgery that will enable you to acquire skills to practice safely and enhance your practice.
In Year 2 you undertake a dissertation which includes developing a research paper for publication as well as the research project, OR a dissertation plus an option module.
Fees and funding
Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information will be updated on Teesside University website. Please check this prior to application.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Health & Social Care
- +44 (0) 1642 384176