MSc Clinical Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine Program By The University of Manchester |Top Universities

MSc Clinical Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine

MSc Clinical Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine

  • QS World University Rankings
    27
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
The MSc Clinical Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine course is designed for doctors who are pursuing a career in rheumatology or a related subject. The topics that will be covered in this programme are: aetiology and pathogenesis; epidemiology; diagnosis and management of the different forms of musculoskeletal disease; the structure and function of joints and supporting tissues in health and when diseased. Students will also gain an understanding of the principles of clinical research methods, including: clinical trials; developing measurement tools; designing and conducting observational studies; reading scientific papers critically. Each unit is separately assessed by a written examination and, where appropriate, by a clinical examination. In addition, as part of the preparation for the research project, a research skills teaching day is run each year. Students who complete the units and dissertation to a satisfactory standard will qualify for the MSc. 
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