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Surgical Care Practice (MSc/PgDip)

2 years PgDip (+ 12 months full-time or + 18 months part-time for MSc) (full-time) / n/a (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Due to changes in the Royal College of Surgeons curriculum for Surgical Care Practitioners, the current PgDip is under review and will not be available for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The dissertations module for the MSc in Surgical Care Practice will still be available to those who have already completed the PgDip in Surgical Care Practice.

Surgical Care Practice

Course Description

The module is offered in both full-time and part-time study, for Surgical Care Practitioners who have completed the PgDip in Surgical Care Practice.

Career Prospects

Students undertaking the programme are likely to be employed in a SCP post.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the PgDip in Surgical Care Practice.

Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test. Please see our English Language Requirements guidance for more details.

Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

How to Apply

Please submit your application via the Cardiff University Online Application Service.

Application Deadline: 30 June 2015

Applications are welcomed throughout the year up to the 30th June.

However, the programme will only run if there are sufficient numbers. Prospective applicants will be informed as to whether or not their programme will run by 1st July.

For further enquiries, please email the School of Healthcare Sciences PGT Admissions Office at

Tuition Fees 2016/17

Fees quoted are for the academic session 2016/17. For programmes lasting more than one year, tuition fees for subsequent years of study are subject to an increase of no more than 4.5% per year.

  UK & EU International
Full-time PgDip: £6,000
MSc (Post PgDip): £1,664
PgDip: £30,500
MSc (Post PgDip): £5,535
Part-time PgDip: n/a
MSc (Post PgDip): £830
PgDip: n/a
MSc (Post PgDip): £2,768
Deposit n/a Includes a £1,000 deposit. More information about our deposit policy.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Dr Khalid Alnababrah  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7790 



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