Courses and qualifications in Perioperative Medicine

UCL Masters

The first distance learning programme of its kind – the entire programme is online with no requirement to come to UCL.

Aims to improve the quality of care for patients and develop the understanding of a multidisciplinary approach.

Course content designed to reflect the needs of the evolving health systems in the UK and across the world.

Developed to review and understand the current evidence, question it and look to change your practice.

Perioperative Medicine MSc

Degree Summary
Accessible full or part-time, this programme is ideally suited to those working ‘at the coalface’ in the care of patients considering, preparing for, having and recovering from surgery. With a faculty from UCL, UK and abroad, this Perioperative Medicine MSc will help you develop the professional skills and aptitude that you can take back to the bedside and clinic to improve the care of high risk surgical patients. Distance learning accessible full or part-time between 1- 5 years.

Who will benefit from this
The programme is mainly aimed at doctors specialising in anaesthesia, surgery and medicine, but is very much suited to specialist nurses and other perioperative healthcare workers.

Core modules

  • The Landscape of Perioperative Medicine
  • Towards a New Model in Perioperative Care
  • Data and Statistics in Perioperative Care
  • Quality, Safety and Leadership in Perioperative Care
  • The Evolving Paradigm in Perioperative Care
  • Perioperative Pain and Cancer Disease
  • Perioperative Issues for an Ageing Population
  • Special Topics in Perioperative Care
  • Dissertation/Research Project (MSc only)

Why study this programme at UCL?
UCL is one of the world’s very best universities, consistently placed in the global top 10 in world rankings. This programme is a new and innovative distance learning course taught by a faculty of leading experts in Perioperative Medicine. The MSc in Perioperative Medicine will help develop knowledge and skills to allow students to lead and develop the perioperative care of the future.

We encourage potential students to get in touch and discuss their requirements. For any questions about this programme, or for help with your application, please contact us:

+44 (0) 20 7679 6479


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