Course Overview

Candidates will complete core modules in Informatics, Research Methods, Biostatistics and Surgical Education. In addition, candidates will work independently with the support of a supervisor to carry out an original piece of research relevant to their healthcare setting. The Medical Science (Endovascular Surgery) Programme runs over one year full-time (12 months) or two years part-time.

The programme is provided with support from the Western Vascular Institute. This will provide candidates with hands-on supervised training and supervised sessions in endovascular surgery teaching labs.

Applications and Selections

Applications are made online via The Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC). Relevant PAC application code(s) above.

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Assessment is via continuous assessment, evaluation of contribution to group discussions, module projects and research thesis.

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be qualified and registered medical physicians or surgeons, and enrolled on the Endovascular Training programme of Western Vascular Institute, or a programme deemed to be equivalent. Competence in the English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is also a requirement.

Additional Requirements

Duration

1 year, full-time, in service
2 years, part-time

Next start date

September 2017

A Level Grades ()

Average intake

10

Closing Date

Please refer to the review/closing date website.

Next start date

September 2017

NFQ level

Mode of study

Taught

ECTS weighting

60

Award

CAO

PAC code

GYM69 (full-time)
GYM70 (part-time)

Course Outline

Candidates will complete core modules in Informatics, Research Methods, Biostatistics and Surgical Education. In addition, candidates will work independently with the support of a supervisor to carry out an original piece of research relevant to their healthcare setting. The Medical Science (Endovascular Surgery) Programme runs over one year full-time (12 months) or two years part-time.

Modules, Year 1, Semester 1

  • Finding the Needle in the I-stack (E-resources) 
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics 
  • From Popper to Proposal (research methods)

Modules, Year 1, Semester 2

  • Searching the Internet (Advanced Level) 
  • Research Methods (Advanced Level) 
  • Advanced Statistics 
  • Deadline for Final Research Proposal

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in a diverse range of fields of health and medical research, may progresss to take an MD or PhD, and will improve their professional knowledge, skills and attitudes in daily practice (evidence-based healthcare).

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€4,845 p.a. 2016/17

Fees: Tuition

€4,621 p.a. 2016/17

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2016/17

Fees: Non EU

€13,750 p.a. 2016/17

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