Masters | Postgraduate Course - Orthopaedic Science MSc Course Details within University of Dundee

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Orthopaedic Science MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time, 2-5 years part-tine online distance learning

You will learn about the fundamental physical sciences relating to orthopaedic surgery. With a focus on the theoretical and practical application of technology.

Science and technology have always been central to the treatment of patients in orthopaedics and rehabilitation, and the use of technology has never been greater than it is at present. Today you can choose from a large and ever increasing variety of devices.

The MSc in Orthopaedic Science programme provides a robust and wide-reaching education in the fundamental physical sciences relating to orthopaedic surgery. It is the only programme amongst the few comparable MSc programmes in the UK with a specific focus on the theoretical and practical application of technology within orthopaedics. Additionally, it equips trainees with the knowledge of fundamental science required for the FRCS exit exam.

Module details

Module Group 1 - Mechanics

Rigid Body Mechanics
Structural Mechanics

Module Group 2 - Biomechanics

Skeletal Mechanics
Tissue Mechanics
Biomechanical Measurement Systems

Module Group 3 - Rehabilitation Technology

Mobility Aids

Module Group 4 - Orthopaedic Technology

Implant Mechanics and Materials
Hip Arthroplasty
Knee Arthroplasty
Ankle and Foot Arthroplasty
Upper Limb Arthroplasty
Bone Fixation

Module Group 5 - Statistics

Descriptive Statistics
Statistical Inference
Non-Parametric Statistical Inference

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be Specialist Registrars or equivalent in orthopaedic surgery qualified to MBChB or equivalent plus MRCS or equivalent.

Student Destinations

The programme will prepare graduates for a research-focused clinical career in the NHS or academia, and is particularly well positioned to prepare graduates for entry into a clinical academic career path.