Joint MSc Degrees Awarded by Queen Mary University of London and University of Malta
The landscape of surgical education is continually evolving with advances in technology and this unique joint programme designed by the University of Malta and Queen Mary University of London offers a new curriculum of technology-enhanced learning. This course is designed to be a flexible mode of study, allowing the programme to be studied alongside the surgical and gynaecological training in Malta for both local and international students.
In the current era of evidence-based medicine, the course Director Professor Bijendra Patel has developed competency-based training using simulation that aims to accelerate surgical training and improve surgical skills that are essential for building confidence in clinical practice and improving patient welfare. In addition, this course will teach students the basics of research methodology, critically appraising literature, designing a research project and academic writing of the dissertation.
Suggested Modules for General Surgery
Suggested Modules for Obstetrics & Gynaecology
|1. Applied Surgical Anatomy and Physiology||1. Applied Surgical Anatomy and Physiology|
|2. Laparoscopic Skills||2. Laparoscopic Skills|
|3. Basics in Research Methods||3. Basics in Research Methods|
|4. Sutures, Instruments and Suturing Techniques||4. Sutures, Instruments and Suturing Techniques|
|5. Sepsis and Soft Skills in Surgery||5. Sepsis and Soft Skills in Surgery|
|6. Tissue Suturing||6. Minimally Invasive Skills in Gynaecology|
|7. Virtual Reality Immersive Learning - Cholecystectomy||7. Practical Skills in Hysteroscopic Gynaecology|
|8. Laparoscopic Suturing Skills||8. Laparoscopic Suturing Skills|
|9. Laparoscopic Simulation and Cadaver Training||9. Laparoscopic Simulation and Cadaver Training|
|10. Dissertation||10. Dissertation|
For detailed module information, visit the module details webpage.
Blended study with both online and campus-based teaching.
This MSc course offers hands-on training with face-to-face and online live feedback and assessment.
Students will be required to have:
All students enrolled on this course will receive:
*Intercalating students must pass exams taken prior to commencing the MSc at first attempt and confirm that the beginning of their following year of MBBS studies start after all assessment for the MSc has been completed.
For more information on intercalated degrees please see here.
For international equivalencies please see the QMUL International Office.
Applicants for whom English is not a first language will also require a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with 6.5 in writing) or equivalent, unless your undergraduate degree was studied in English. For more information on English language requirements, and acceptable qualifications, please click here.
All applications must be completed online.
As part of your application you will be required to provide the following documents:
£15,950 (Home/EU students)
£29,950 (Overseas students)
Numerous funding options are available to Postgraduate students. For more information click here.
Due to receiving large volumes of successful applications, it is our department policy to request a deposit of £2000 from overseas students and £1000 from home/EU students in order to secure your place on the course. This will be payable on acceptance of an offer.
In light of the current situation, we will we holding virtual open days via Zoom Webinar so that potential applicants can hear about each of our MSc courses and have the opportunity to ask questions.