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The MSc Disaster Medicine is for healthcare professionals who want to work as part of a disaster response team, not only delivering but planning and co-ordinating healthcare in the challenging environment of disaster and conflict. It will especially appeal to emergency and urgent care professionals (doctors, nurses, paramedics and other healthcare professionals) who would like to expand the scope of their skills to include disaster response. It will also appeal to healthcare professionals in other disciplines, who are considering venturing into this exciting and expanding field of Disaster Medicine.
Delivering healthcare to communities affected by disasters, be they natural or man-made, is an aspect of healthcare that is both demanding and immensely rewarding. It requires
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Must hold a medically related qualification or have completed the penultimate year of a medical degree (e.g. intercalating medical students will have completed year 4 of a 5-year medical degree or year 3 of a 4-year medical degree) or relevant professional qualification for example as paramedic, ODP, nurse etc or have equivalent relevant experience e.g. from the armed forces.
Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent).
Applicants without the standard entry requirements, but with relevant experience, such as those from the armed forces, may be considered.
At the University of Central Lancashire, UCLan, our postgraduate programmes and research opportunities are underpinned by world-leading research, innovative approaches and real-world experience. Based in the heart of North West England, with excellent transport links, we offer state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly and supportive environment.Read more
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