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Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Geriatric Medical Studies Medicine (General)

Course type


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


This exciting and innovative course will enable you to gain a critical appreciation and in-depth understanding of the theoretical background underpinning your specialty. It also provides an opportunity to critically evaluate and appraise the current contextual and practice issues involved in the delivery of your specialist field.


The dissertation module gives you the opportunity to undertake an in-depth, evidence-based exploration of a key area relevant to your own practice and is needed to graduate with a full Masters.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Full time students need to pay £11,340 to £18,990.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You should be a specialist registrar in geriatric or general internal 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 is an ambitious and progressive institution in the Greater Manchester area. It offers a high-quality programme of postgraduate and research degree courses that furthers understanding in key areas of global research, and leads graduates into challenging and rewarding careers in science, healthcare, law, business, engineering, the built environment, media, music and the arts. Students will join a postgraduate community...more