A rugby player with concussion or a motorcyclist after a high speed collision, how would you manage a significant head trauma? How would you treat a seemingly well child with a fever or manage to apply evidence based practice in an emergency setting?
Our new part-time masters degree supports doctors pursuing a career as an emergency medicine specialist.
It provides you with an academic qualification recognising the emergency medicine and general training completed during your early training years.
You’ll complete four core units, Evidence-based Practice, Education and Training in Practice, Leadership in Clinical Care Settings, and Research Methods. These units provide you with invaluable transferrable skills, wherever your future career may lead.
You’ll also complete two specialist units, Trauma Emergencies and Paediatric Emergencies, and a project related to the field of emergency medicine.
Some of the topics you’ll consider include cardiac arrest and severe meningococcal disease in children, blunt and penetrating major injury, and musculoskeletal injury to the limbs.
We teach you via blended learning, through methods such as online sessions, face-to-face tutorials, and group work to help you network and share best practice with fellow students.
Features and Benefits
This course is part of our Postgraduate Medicine provision, a University wide initiative that aims to lead in medical education, applied research and knowledge exchange.
Designed for practising doctors gaining experience in emergency medicine.
You’ll complete specialist units in emergency medicine, as well as core units to develop transferrable skills you can use in your future career.
Our course is part-time to help you fit studying around your clinical training commitments.
You’ll learn via blended learning including online sessions, face-to-face tutorials and group work.
For the Project in Practice, you’ll prepare a draft journal article relating to the field of emergency medicine, which may be suitable for publication.
You can exit this course with one of the following awards: a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Medicine (Emergency Medicine), a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Medicine (Emergency Medicine) or a Masters in Medicine (Emergency Medicine) degree.
As a graduate, you’ll have a masters degree that recognises your clinical and academic training.
You’ll have the skills to critically reflect and evaluate current professional, educational and clinical practice.
You’ll be able to apply research to practical and theoretical situations, and plan, implement and evaluate projects within the area of emergency medicine.
Applicants must be a UK Qualified Physician or international equivalent.
MMed Emergency Medicine gives you the opportunity to receive credit for masters level study while you complete your core training.
It’s a part-time course with supported online learning designed to fit around your clinical training commitments.
We assess the core units through coursework, and you’ll also complete a project related to clinical practice in the field of emergency medicine.
We offer three routes to a postgraduate qualification depending on the number of credits achieved.
A Postgraduate Certificate in Medicine (Emergency Medicine) is awarded for completion of 60 credits comprising the following units: Evidence-based Practice, Trauma Emergencies and Paediatric Emergencies.
A Postgraduate Diploma in Medicine (Emergency Medicine) is awarded for completion of 120 credits comprising the following units: Evidence-based Practice, Trauma Emergencies and Paediatric Emergencies, Education and Training in Practice, Leadership in Clinical Care Settings, and Research Methods.
For the award of MMed (Emergency Medicine), students are required to complete the 60-credit Project in Practice in addition to the units listed above.
On this course, you'll study the following core units:
Education and Training in Practice
Leadership in a Clinical Care Setting
Project in Practice
Postgraduate Medicine is a university wide initiative that brings together medical educators, researchers and healthcare professionals.
In collaboration with NHS partners, we have developed a suite of taught masters courses aimed at upskilling medical professionals in the areas needed most by Trusts and residents across the region. Alongside taught masters, we have a flexible CPD portfolio shaped to meet the needs of the health and social care sector.
Your studies are supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic teachers and researchers, experts in their chosen field. We also work with external professionals, many of whom are Manchester Met alumni, to enhance your learning and appreciation of the wider subject.
UK and EU students: Part-time fee: £800 per 20 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).
Non-EU and Channel Island students
Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Part-time fee: £1778 per 20 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).
A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of study provided the course is completed in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 for books and printing. Total optional cost: £400
Postgraduate Loan Scheme
Loans of up to £10,906 for many Postgraduate Courses
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