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Medicine of Ageing MSc


Course Description

Introduction

We live in an ageing society. This programme will aim both to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern clinical environment specialising in caring for the elderly, and will be as relevant to day to day NHS hospital and general practice

Why Study With Us?

You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of two publishable scientific articles.

The content of the course is mapped to The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Geriatric Medicine.

If biomedical or clinical research is your interest, successful completion of the MSc will allow you to directly register onto PhD study and join our team of researchers at the Institute of Medicine.

The Learning Experience

The modules run in 3 day blocks and are therefore suitable for working doctors and healthcare professionals. Assessment is entirely through coursework. This culminates in the dissertation, which is assessed through your production of two publishable scientific articles. Our aim will be to develop these to publication if suitable – which would be an excellent start to your research career.
For more information, see: http://www.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/msc-ageing

Visit the Medicine of Ageing MSc page on the University of Chester website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g. in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills.Applications are invited from:• junior doctors• NHS staff• international students with appropriate qualifications• international doctors or healthcare professionals• those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

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