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MSc - Master of Science
This course aims to provide you with the skills to advance your specialist knowledge of orthopaedic disorders and their management.
You will receive training in the skills required for the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be able to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.
Why study this course with us?
This MSc in Orthopaedics is unique because it is focused on enhancing your specialist knowledge of specific orthopaedic conditions with a flexible approach that considers your background and your future career.
All of our assessments are coursework-based, and the majority of assessment topics are student-led, which means you can focus on increasing your specialist knowledge of topics that are relevant to you. We will teach you how to interrogate the evidence that supports the use of the current diagnostic methods and treatment strategies of various orthopaedic conditions to allow you to understand and evaluate the most advanced strategies available worldwide. We have a vibrant postgraduate community that thrives on diversity and a specialist support system with many students learning new skills and making excellent academic progress.
You will be assessed via coursework assignments, which may include literature reviews, systematic reviews, case studies, posters, or oral presentations.
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For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g., in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. Applications are invited from those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g., Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience, junior doctors, NHS staff, international students with appropriate qualifications, and international doctors or healthcare professionals.
The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more