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MSc - Extreme Medicine (Distance)

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.

You’ll learn how to make the exceptional happen, by challenging traditional thinking and defying conventional boundaries.

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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

Open days

24 March 2021
Online Postgraduate Open Day

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