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The programme in Musculoskeletal Science can be taken at three levels:

  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Masters

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of eight modules (120 credits), and a research project (60 credits). Students will be awarded an MSc on successful completion of all taught modules and a research project; a PGDip on successful completion of eight taught modules; and a PGCert on successful completion of four taught modules.

Mode of Study

The method of delivery for the course is flexible depending upon the time that you are able to commit to this course:

  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 to 5 years

Modules

Core Modules

  • Clinical Aspects of Musculoskeletal Medicine and Surgery, Part I
  • Musculoskeletal Biology, Part I
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Part I
  • Musculoskeletal Epidemiology and Research Methodology, Part I

Options

  • Clinical Aspects of Musculoskeletal Medicine and Surgery, Part II
  • Musculoskeletal Biology, Part II
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Part II
  • Musculoskeletal Epidemiology and Research Methodology, Part II
  • Clinical Experience in Musculoskeletal Surgery

Dissertation/report

All MSc students undertake an independent research project that will contribute to cutting-edge scientific, clinical and industrial research, and culminates in a dissertation and oral examination.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of taught lectures, seminars, tutorials, group project work and workshops. Assessment is through online MCQs, coursework, and the dissertation and viva. Candidates are examined in the year in which they complete the programme.


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