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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Geriatric Medical Studies Medicine (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Geriatric medicine is an expanding, acute speciality. With increasing numbers of elderly people, the need for specialist training will continue.

This comprehensive course is offered in collaboration with the North Western Postgraduate Medical Deanery and will ensure that the theory underpinning knowledge is delivered alongside and applied to the clinical situation. It meets the needs of clients and physicians and ensures that a quality service is delivered effectively and efficiently. It is a modular course delivered off-site on a part-time, day release basis.

You will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical background underpinning your specialty
  • Comply with the core curriculum of the Royal college of Physicians for Geriatric Medicine

TEACHING:

All teaching will endeavour to be evidence-based, holistic and multi-disciplinary, recognising that there is more to modern practice than simply technical medicine. It is a modular course delivered off-site on a part-time, day release basis.

All teaching will endeavour to be evidence-based, holistic and multi-disciplinary, recognising that there is more to modern practice than simply technical medicine. It is a modular course delivered off-site on a part-time, day release basis.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

This course is suitable for Specialist Registrar in Geriatric or Elderly Medicine

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module will cover aspects of clinical management of common disorders of the older adult related to delerium, dementia, psychosis, mood disorder, neuroses, anxiety disorders, alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse, sleep problems and disorders of function.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should be a specialist registrar in geriatric or elderly medicine, or a clinician in an associated speciality involved in the regular care of frail older adults. Applications will also be considered from non-medical health care staff e.g. nurses, therapists and social care staff who have already achieved a higher postgraduate qualification in their speciality and are working in a relevant clinical environment.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more