Taught course

Geriatric Medicine

University of Salford · School of Health and Society

Entry requirements

You should be a specialist registrar in geriatric or general internal medicine, or a clinician in an associated speciality involved in the regular care of frail older adults.

Applications will also be considered from non-medical health care staff e.g. nurses, therapists and social care staff who have already achieved a higher postgraduate qualification in their speciality and are working in a relevant clinical environment.

Months of entry


Course content

Geriatric medicine is an expanding, acute speciality. With increasing numbers of elderly people, the need for specialist training will continue.

This comprehensive course is offered in collaboration with the North Western Postgraduate Medical Deanery and will ensure that the theory underpinning knowledge is delivered alongside and applied to the clinical situation. It meets the needs of clients and physicians and ensures that a quality service is delivered effectively and efficiently. It is a modular course delivered off-site on a part-time, day release basis.

You will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical background underpinning your specialty
  • Comply with the core curriculum of the Royal college of Physicians for Geriatric Medicine

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545