Taught course

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Institution
University of East Anglia · Norwich Medical School
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

A Pass, Merit or equivalent in an MBBS, or overseas equivalent. ST 5 or above, Associate Specialist (2 years in Breast Surgery), GMC registered and MRCS or equivalent.

Months of entry

January

Course content

Study:

This unique e-learning course has been developed with support from the Royal College of Surgeons (England), ABS and BAPRAS. This programme is designed especially for online delivery, linked directly to the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme and set at a more advanced level than the FRCS. Its flexible and innovative training programme helps time-short students to achieve their goal of being an Oncoplastic Surgeon.

Structure:

Through a comprehensive syllabus with defined outcomes you will be prepared, assessed and qualified for Year 1 level consultant specialist practice. You’ll study a combination of rigorous and engaging online activities and undergo practical assessment of your surgical, communication and decision-making skills. There is opportunity for problem-based training and assessment, access to a large specialist faculty with seamless communication via e-tutors and mentors, and access to online resources.

Teaching:

Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia has an established reputation for exciting and innovative approaches to education supported by a strong and rapidly developing research programme. As part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences it has a growing emphasis on inter-professional co-operation in teaching and research.

Employability:

Tailor this Postgraduate Diploma level course to suit your career path through additional optional modules. Surgical skills training combined with e-tutoring and access to the specialist faculty resource guarantees an exceptional level of expertise, with course content surpassing knowledge requirements for the FRCS exam exit.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7.0 in all component); PTE: 68 (minimum 68 in all components).

Fees and funding

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Scholarships & Bursaries

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:

  • MSc Health Economics
  • MSc Health Research
  • MRes Clinical Science
  • MSc Clinical Research – National Institute for Health Research route
  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • MSc Physician Associate Studies
  • MSc Adult Nursing

Any eligible applicant is invited to apply for a scholarship. As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office or visit the UEA website for further information on funding.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
admissions@uea.ac.uk