Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery MSc

Course Introduction

This programme aims to impart a core knowledge and understanding of reconstructive surgery. The programme helps to equip healthcare professional and scientists with the research skills and translations knowledge necessary for clinically applied research in this field. The programme is designed to provide you with a robust understanding of scientific and clinical research basis. It will provide the necessary transferable research skills (e.g. laboratory, critical analysis and synthetic) and allow scientists to appreciate the clinical needs and requirements of the patients requiring this speciality. The core curriculum includes burns, military, hand and reconstructive plastic surgery, and provides a unique insight into the unmet needs of reconstructive patients, along with research methodologies for clinical and reasearch data analysis skills. Depending on your choice of optional modules you can either follow a science based route with interdisciplinary subjects such as nanotechnology and regenerative medicine, biomaterials and the application of stem cells, or you can chose to focus on clinical skills modules such as advanced microsurgery, robotics skills and evidence based systematic reviews. Part-time students (2 years) will attend for ~1.5 days per week but is dependent upon the module choice selections as the delivery varies from longitudinal, block or online.

Careers

Establishing a career in surgery is becoming very competitive, and students on this programme benefit from the latest knowledge and experience in this expanding field. On completion, graduates find they are in a better position to find placements due to the wide exposure they have had to emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, regenerative medicine, and speciality plastic surgery. This MSc also provides you with an excellent foundation for further research either at MD or PhD level or for a career as a clinician or healthcare professional within this surgical speciality.

Employability

This MSc focuses on theoretical knowledge, alongside hands-on surgical training and applied research. You can acquire technical and laboratory-based skills. Networking is also one the key aspects of this programme. Consultant plastic surgeons from both military and civilian backgrounds present lectures, giving you access to one-to-one contact and a multitude of networking opportunities.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2021. EXPECTED SEP-2021: Flexible: up to 5 years; Part-time students (2 years) will attend for ~1.5 days per week but is dependent upon the module choice selections as the delivery varies from longitudinal, block or online..

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,910 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £30,100 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,910 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,600 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £15,050 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,600 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: A medical degree (MBBS) or a minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a related subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. In addition overseas students require the standard level of proficiency in the English language.
  • International entry requirements: A medical degree (MBBS) or a minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a related subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. In addition overseas students require the standard level of proficiency in the English language. Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 92 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.