Advance your professional expertise and specialist knowledge with MSc Surgical Care Practitioner (Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery). Consider approaches to care delivery, investigate the surgical patient experience and conduct a research investigation into a topic tailored to your own needs, enabling you to practice at an advanced level in this emerging specialist role. PLEASE NOTE: You must have completed the corresponding PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner programme to enrol for this award.
-Advance your professional expertise and specialist knowledge through learning tailored to your specialty. -Consider research approaches to care delivery and investigate the surgical patient experience. -Expand your research knowledge and skills to design and conduct your own study. -Benefit from professorial academic, and theoretical teaching. Visiting lecturers include current practising qualified Surgical Care Practitioners and Consultant Surgeons. -Further your career progression through the Knowledge and Skills Framework on completion of the MSc - national examples include practitioners achieving Band 8a and 8b, who manage their own operation lists, or organise and deliver screening and follow-up programmes. -Royal College of Surgeons accredited programme.
Programme overview Note: students must have completed a PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery to enrol for this award.
Postgraduate certificate - to achieve a postgraduate certificate, you will need to earn 60 credits.
Postgraduate diploma - to gain a postgraduate diploma, you will need to earn 120 credits.
Master of Science - for a full masters degree, you will need to earn a total of 180 credits. You will study the same core modules as the postgraduate diploma, with the extra 60 credits coming from a research project in a related area of study.
Conduct a research investigation into a topic tailored to your own speciality and workplace.
Core modules -SPP701 Substantive Professional Project -APP703 Advancing Research Knowledge in Practice 2
Every postgraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the programme aims, the programme structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.