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Clinical Bariatric Practice MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nutrition Nursing: Specific Conditions Medical Specialisations: A-E

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our innovative course will provide you with world-class education and training in the assessment and management of patients with morbid obesity both before and after surgery.

Course overview

It is now generally accepted that patients with morbid obesity are best treated with bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. Our innovative course will provide you with world-class education and training in the assessment and management of patients with morbid obesity both before and after surgery.

Why study this course with us?

You will receive training in the skills required in 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 in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

If clinical research is your interest, on successful completion of the MSc you may wish to continue your education by studying for a PhD or Clinical MD.

Different course options

Full time | Parkgate Road Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

On completion of the taught modules, students will have developed their knowledge base and attained a high level of competence in the application, analysis and evaluation of theory and practice. This knowledge and critical skills will have been assessed in all previous assignments, thereby providing students with the opportunity to undertake a research project relevant to their taught programme of study. The dissertation subject will be agreed with an appropriate supervisor and the Dissertation Module Leader (Research Co-ordinator). The subject matter may be related to any area of relevance to the area of study.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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 - international doctors or healthcare professionals.

University information

From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more