Taught course

Surgical Sciences (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in medicine is required. You must also demonstrate that you will be in a supervised clinical environment while you are studying. Those who obtained their medical degree more than four years prior to applying must demonstrate their ongoing commitment to surgery. If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: - IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module) - TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module) - PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered) - CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme gives you first-rate preparation for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) examination, with additional emphasis on acquired knowledge and its application.

The third-year MSc research project also serves as an opportunity to develop an academic career in surgery

Information for international students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Stephen Wigmore (Programme Director)
Email
essqinfo@rcsed.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)131 527 1604
Fax
+ 44 (0)131 527 3415