Taught course

Clinical Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must be medically qualified with a relevant undergraduate medical degree, and have at least two to three years of general internal medical experience post-internship.

Alternatively, you must be an allied health professional working at a Band 6 or above, and have a special interest in musculoskeletal medicine (eg specialist nurse, physiotherapists, podiatry, occupational therapists).

Although previous rheumatology experience is desirable, it is not essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Gain the specialist knowledge, understanding and skills you need to practice rheumatology.
  • Cover topics including epidemiology, aetiology and pathogenesis, and the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disease.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • Become able to contribute to the development of rheumatology services at both a regional and national level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
pgtaught.biosciences@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 5439