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Extreme Medicine (Distance) MSc

Online University of Exeter College of Medicine and Health

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1 year full-time; 2 or 3 years part-time

About the course

A unique programme delivered in partnership between the University of Exeter Medical School and World Extreme Medicine.

You’ll experience medicine at its best, crossing geographical and professional boundaries.

We’ll help you develop the practical skills, knowledge and understanding needed to perform at the highest possible level in the field of extreme medicine.

You can choose to undertake a specialism in Cold Environments, Hot Environments or Humanitarian Relief.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical experience will be required (see details below).


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.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.

 Course Content

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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/studying/funding/

Value of Scholarship(s)

Over £4 million in scholarships available


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/studying/funding/

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