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MSc in Surgical Science and Practice


University of Oxford
Sun 11 October 2020
Oxford
5 days in Oxford for each taught module. There are 6 modules in total.
Postgraduate
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The course will appeal to trainees in surgical disciplines who seek to enhance their understanding and generic skills, and to newly qualified consultants/specialists. It is expected that applicants will usually be in the later years of training.
Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, Oxford, OX1 2JA, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

The MSc in Surgical Science and Practice from the University of Oxford is a part-time, modular course to be completed in two to three years by surgical trainees.

Delivered in collaboration with the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences it is designed to prepare senior surgical trainees for life as independent specialists by providing key skills and knowledge essential for modern practice, which are not fully represented or are omitted from most postgraduate training curricula. The course is unique as its part-time nature is designed to allow students to fit their study around work.

The MSc in Surgical Science and Practice provides a foundation in some of the most important additional life long skills which the future leaders of the profession need to acquire. Surgeons in the future will work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in complex organisations, and will need to adapt and develop new skills and roles throughout their professional lives. Thus the syllabus covers management skills, quality improvement, leadership, teamwork and patient safety, as well as an introduction to the principles of medical education and clinical research methods. The knowledge gained during this course will stand students in good stead throughout their careers.

Taught by global experts, the modules in this programme can also be taken as individual stand-alone short courses.

Modules:

  • Becoming a Medical Educator
  • Human Factors, Teamwork and Communication
  • Introduction to Surgical Management and Leadership
  • Quality Improvement Science and Systems Analysis
  • Surgical Technology and Robotics
  • The Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care (Surgery)

Fees information available on the following website https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/courses/msc-surgical-science-and-practice?wssl=1 in Funding and Cost section.




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