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Endovascular Surgery Medical Science

Your course
These programmes of study combine specialist endovascular surgical training with evidence-based medical research skills. Specialist endovascular training is provided under the guidance of vascular surgeons from the Western Vascular Institute. The curriculum is taught through hands-on, supervised training, supervised sessions in the endovascular surgery teaching lab and weekly scheduled meetings.

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.

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

Entry requirements

Minimum 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 an equivalent. Competence in the English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is also a requirement of the programme.

GARDA VETTING/POLICE CLEARANCE:
Garda vetting/ police clearance is required for this programme.

Duration

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

Careers or further progression

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

Further enquiries

Dr Thomas Kropmans
T: 353 91 495 478
E: thomas.kropmans@nuigalway.ie

Comment

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. This programme is provided with the support of the Western Vascular Institute.

2. This provides candidates with hands-on supervised training and supervised sessions in endovascular surgery teaching labs.

3. Valuable research experience is gained via the research project component of the course.

Application date

WHEN TO APPLY:
NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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