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Emergency Medicine PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medicine (General) Emergency Clinical Care

Course type


Course Summary

Our online course is for qualified doctors and nurses working in emergency care, including those in a military environment or paediatrics. It gives you the opportunity to gain academic recognition for your professional training in urgent or emergency care. Designed entirely by physicians and nurses working in emergency care, all teaching on MSc Emergency Medicine takes place online using a virtual hospital for problem-based learning. This is to help you fit studying around your shifts. As a graduate, you’ll have a masters degree that recognises your professional training in emergency or urgent care. A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


7 years

Start date



The overall aim of this problem-based, clinical unit is to enable practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in the initial management of surgical emergencies. The unit deals with gynaecological, gastrointestinal, vascular, neurosurgical, urological and ear, nose and throat emergencies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Candidates must currently be working as either a registered medical practitioner or a registered nurse in an area of urgent or emergency care and may have an interview (usually by telephone or Skype).

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more

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