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
- 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
- part time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
- +44 (0)161 306 5439