MSc in Hand Surgery
Candidates who have successfully completed the full Diploma course and passed the exam are eligible to choose to progress to a higher Postgraduate qualification in Hand Surgery with the BSSH, in conjunction with Manchester University.
Choice of study involves a written dissertation of between 10-15,000 words on a Hand Surgery topic which must be original. Each candidate will have an approved dissertation Supervisor who will monitor progress along a defined timeline. The dissertation will be submitted in paper format and will be reviewed by an academic panel who will award a pass, fail or distinction. Credits from the Diploma course can also count to the final mark.
The duration of the programme is one year starting in the September of the year of application. All candidates must complete an online Epigeum program called ‘Good Clinical Practice’ and attend a two day design and skill course at beginning of the programme in the September.
It is recommended that the MSc handbook is downloaded for perusal. Further details can be obtained by contacting the BSSH office (firstname.lastname@example.org) The biggest cost to any applicant will be time and the self-discipline required to complete the course. This should be carefully assessed before entry.