MSc in Musculoskeletal Science - distance learning

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Programme Aims


This multidisciplinary programme covers a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal topics including basic science and clinical aspects of musculoskeletal disease. The programme emphasises the four major musculoskeletal areas as identified by the Bone and Joint Decade – arthritis, osteoporosis, trauma and spinal disorders, as well as transferable skills and research methodology.

It is suitable for medical trainees, especially in orthopaedics, rheumatology and geriatrics; GPs, nurses, osteopaths, physiotherapists, and Allied Health Professionals; biologists, bioengineers and pharmaceutical or medical devices industry trainees.

For distance learning students a local supervisor and a local  mentor is provided. The local mentor is
usually a senior member of staff within the Institute. The supervisor
is preferably a head of department or consultant. The CV for local mentor
and supervisor, together with their supporting letter should be sent with
the application form or email to Dr Chaozong Liu.

Duration of Programme (for both in-house and distance students) - 12 months full-time, up to five years flexible/ module based, commencing September 09.

Entry Requirements: Second-class Honours degree or equivalent

For overseas students, IELTS score of 6.5

For distance learning students: Local supervisor and a local mentor

Closing date for applications: Friday, 1st August 2014

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