Medicine - Surgical Science

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine - Surgical Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MCHSC
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MCh
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: October 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
Teaching sessions consist of both online learning and face to face teaching sessions.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €4,630 (Year 1) €4,630 (Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €9,310 (Year 1) €9,310 (Year 2).

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for the MCh in Surgical Science will be medical graduates and will have attained the Degrees of MB BCh BAO or equivalent from a recognised medical school


Be eligible for full registration as a doctor with the Irish ...


Expand+Course Practicalities
In recognition of the significant clinical service commitments of all participants, course delivery employs a blended learning approach with significant use of online learning resources. Contact teaching sessions are scheduled ...

Course Content

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The aim of the programme is to provide postgraduate education in surgery for clinical students (medical graduates), to enhance their academic understanding of the speciality, prior to or during early surgical training. The Masters pro...

Subjects Taught

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SY6001 Essentials in surgery 1 - Infection prevention and management including antibiotic stewardship, wound management and healing (10 credits)

MX6007 Surgical Metabolism - Optimising Metabolism and Fluid Management in the surgical settin...

Assessment Method Assessment will involve written assignments, MCQs and Portfolio completion.
Careers or Further Progression

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This course/programme may appeal to those contemplating or embarking on a surgical career or those who wish to broaden their academic portfolio to enhance their competitiveness. It may also be attractive to overseas st...

Further Enquiries Dr Aislinn Joy
00 353 21 4901290 (Mary Ahern Dept. of Surgery)

Professor May Cleary
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