2019 start

Advanced Emergency Care

School of Health and Related Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

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Course description

This course is aimed at doctors in emergency medicine as well as experienced staff from other backgrounds, such as senior nurse practitioners and experienced paramedics. It builds on ScHARR’s international reputation for research in the field of pre-hospital and emergency care.

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Core modules

  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine and Research
  • An Introduction to UK Emergency Medicine
  • Research Methods for Emergency Medicine
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

Choices include:

  • Observation and Ambulatory Medicine
  • Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pre-Hospital Emergency, Event and Expedition Medicine
  • Musculo-skeletal Emergency Medicine
  • Sedation in Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Informatics
  • Medicolegal and Forensic Emergency Medicine
  • Systematically Reviewing the Research Literature
  • Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
  • Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers


The course is taught entirely online and is a mixture of online learning, independent study and online clinical demonstrations.


Assessment is by coursework and project work.


2-4 years part-time

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree – we’ll still consider your application if you don’t meet this requirement but you have relevant experience and training (for example if you are a paramedic with relevant experience and training).

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.