Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

The programme provides a sound basis for medical and dental practitioners who aspire to manage complex facial injuries from either background. The Masters in Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction provides a structured distance learning programme to support both education and clinical practice surgeons working in this field. The programme is suitable for both junior and senior trainees from senior house officer level two senior higher surgical trainee. The programme is designed to support trainees in oral surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, and neurosurgery who aspire to manage complex facial injuries.

The programme is particularly suitable for students who are undertaking structured surgical training and wish a robust framework to develop true multidisciplinary skills. The degree includes an optional summer school. This programme will: Familiarise you with up-to-date, novel, and evidence-based multidisciplinary clinical practice in all aspects of facial trauma surgery; Help you develop your knowledge and understanding in specialties allied to facial trauma surgery; Include one-to-one webinars to discuss aspects of your own clinical practice; Help you develop critical reading skills to assess scientific literature; Facilitate you in scientific paper writing skills, clinical audit, and simple study design.

The direction of your individual study will be guided by the formal study sessions you attend online, along with your reading lists and assignments. However, we expect you to demonstrate an active role in your own learning by reading widely and expanding your own knowledge, understanding and critical ability. Independent study will foster in you the ability to identify your own learning needs and determine which areas you need to focus on to become proficient in your subject area. This is an important transferable skill and will help to prepare you for the transition to working life.

Start Date:

Students will study this course by Part-time Distance Learning..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £6,350 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £6,350 European Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £10,400 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a Medical or Dental degree (MBBS, BDS or MD) recognised by Queen Mary University of London. Overseas degrees in Medicine and Dentistry will be considered provided they are equivalent to UK 2.1 degree. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a credible commitment to the practice of craniofacial trauma surgery within their subspecialty.
  • International entry requirements: Students should have any of the following: IELTS (overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 in the Writing and Speaking modules); TOEFL Internet-Based Test: An overall score of 92, with 24 in Writing and Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92