Medicine - Surgical Science

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine - Surgical Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX20
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, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MCh
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: October 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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Duration 2 years part-time.

Teaching sessions consist of both online learning and face to face teaching sessions.

In recognition of the significant clinical service committeemen’s of all surgical trainees course delivery employs a blended learning approach with significant use of online learning resources. Contact teaching sessions are scheduled every two months and occurs on Friday evenings and Saturdays in the Brookfield Health Sciences complex in UCC.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants for the MCh in Surgical Science will be required to have attained a medical qualification of the NUI or an equivalent institution, and to be eligible for full registration as a doctor with the Irish Medical Council.

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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 and to provide thorough clinical training. The Masters progr...

Subjects Taught

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SY6001 Essentials in surgery 1 (10 credits)

Infection prevention and management including antibiotic stewardship , wound management and healing .

MX6007 Surgical Metabolism (5 credits)

Optimising Metabolism and Fluid Management in t...

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  Prof. May Cleary
00 353 21 4901290 (Mary Ahern Dept. of Surgery)

Dr. Aislinn Joy
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