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2 Year Part-time MSc in Clinical Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine

Applications are invited for places on this MSc Programme commencing September 2018, which provides an excellent academic basis for those doctors or allied health professionals aiming for a career in Rheumatology or related speciality.  Medical applicants should be medically qualified and have had at least 2 years’ general medical experience following qualification.  Previous experience in rheumatology is desirable but not essential.  Applications from general practitioners, hospital-based doctors, and overseas based doctors are welcome.  For the first time we have now also opened the programme to Allied Health Professionals, who should be at a Consultant Nurse or Physiotherapist level.

The programme is undertaken part-time over 2 years. 

  • Taught modules covering: -

Clinical Skills

Peripheral Joint Problems

Spine and Bone

Basic Science

Connective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis

Epidemiology of Musculoskeletal Disease

  • Research skills teaching
  • A supervised research project (which may be either clinical or laboratory based).  This is an integral part of the course.

Closing date – 31 July 2018

Further details are available from:

University of Manchester

Postgraduate Admissions Team

School of Biological Sciences and School of Medical Sciences

1.482 Stopford Building

Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 5439

Delegate costs: 
£4,875 per annum


Organiser name: 
Lisa McClair
Organiser telephone: 
0161 275 5993
Organiser email:


Where & When

20 Sep 2018 - 1 Sep 2020
0900 - 1700
Univeristy of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PT
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