Trauma and Orthopaedics: Upper Limb
School - School of Health Sciences
Subject area - Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy
Start Dates(s): September
MSc (one year full-time or two years nine months part-time)
PgDip (nine months full-time or two years part-time)
PgCert (five months full-time or nine months part-time)
Single modules are also available.
Part-time - Home/EU: £1,425 per 30 credit module
UK - £8,550
International - £17,640
- You will be taught by internationally renowned upper limb consultant surgeons and other specialists in practice
- Gain an orthopaedic and sports trauma focus with hands-on surgical skills workshops and a clinical case approach
- Benefit from blended part-time distance learning element designed to fit in with your clinical commitments
- Part-time study option
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- Clinical placement opportunity
- International students can apply
This course has been produced in consultation with clinical specialists to ensure that it provides the appropriate content for orthopaedic trainees and advanced therapists to progress in upper limb orthopaedics in the current climate. Supported by our own, highly experienced staff, you will also be taught by clinical experts who are in current practice.
Key lectures and case discussion sessions will be delivered on campus days by the consultant faculty, who will also guide the distance learning element of the course coupled with work-based learning tailored to individual aspirations. This course will also give you access to expertise in clinical assessment, rehabilitation, upper limb pathology and biomechanics as well as specialist surgical skills workshops.
Modules can also be taken as stand-alone courses for continuing professional development.
The course runs full-time over one year and part-time over three years giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:
- Postgraduate Certificate: two module
- Postgraduate Diploma: four modules
- Masters: four modules plus a dissertation
Part-time study with elements of distance learning is delivered in blocks for those involved in busy clinical practice.
Observational clinical placements in hospitals, specialist units and sports clubs are arranged for full-time students in the specialist areas of spinal orthopaedics, lower limb orthopaedics and upper limb orthopaedics.
Year 1, Semester 1
Key staff involved include; Professor Waqar Bhatti.
Year 1, Semester 2
Key staff involved include: Prof Len Funk, Mr Mike Hayton, Miss Rowena Umaar, Mr Nick Philips, Mr Adam Watts, Dr Jonathan Harris, Mr Matt Ravenscroft, Mr Dave Bell.
Year 2, Semester 1
Students will be mentored by experts in their chosen area of focus