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Extreme Medicine (Distance) MSc/PgDip/PgCert


Online University of Exeter    College of Medicine and Health

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert See Programme Description

About the course

Overview

  • A unique programme delivered in partnership between the University of Exeter Medical School and World Extreme Medicine
  • Distance-learning programme, delivered through attendance at residentials in the UK or overseas 
  • You’ll experience medicine at its best, crossing geographical and professional boundaries
  • You will be challenged to think critically around the concepts for delivering care in challenging environments
  • You can choose to undertake a specialism in Cold Environments, Hot Environments or Humanitarian Relief
  • You’ll learn how to make the exceptional happen, by challenging traditional thinking and defying conventional boundaries

Due to COVID-19, we are continually reviewing the delivery of our courses. Our priority is to ensure the safety of all our students and staff, and we are currently planning for flexibility and resilience in our approach so that whatever the year brings we will still be delivering the high level of teaching that we always have. You can stay updated on our website as the situation progresses.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A personal statement, detailing your reasons for seeking to undertake this subject, will be required. Relevant clinical experience will be required.

Individuals who don't meet the normal entry criteria but have relevant professional experience may also be welcomed on to this MSc programme.

The full-time course is suitable for some intercalating medical students. Applicants need to have completed a minimum of 3 years of their undergraduate medical degree programme and able to evidence previous relevant experience of travelling or working in remote or hostile environments.



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Scholarships

We’ve provided the information on our website to help you get started on finding funding opportunities that are available to you: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/

Value of Scholarship(s)

Over £4 million in scholarships available

Eligibility

We recommend you start looking as early as possible for funding, especially if you will need financial assistance to undertake a postgraduate course.

There are a number of ways to fund postgraduate study including: scholarships, studentships, wages, bursaries, savings, inheritance, and, increasingly, alternative methods such as crowdfunding and philanthropy. The options available may depend on your fee status or other criteria.

Application Procedure

See our website for details of funding available and how to apply :https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/


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