Extreme Medicine Masters, Diploma in Expedition Medicine launched at University of Exeter Medical School

17 May 2016

World Extreme Medicine is delighted to announce the official launch of its global first ‘Extreme Medicine’ MSc academic programme, in a unique collaboration with Russell Group University of Exeter.

OverviewExtreme Medicine Academic Programme

This unique Masters programme is delivered in partnership between the University of Exeter Medical School and World Extreme Medicine, the world’s leading provider of specialist training courses for medics taking their skills into challenging environments.

The programme’s hallmarks are the practical skills, knowledge and understanding needed to perform at the highest possible level in the field of extreme medicine. Key features are the residential locations of the courses across the UK, and environment specific modules located in mountainous, jungle, desert and polar regions. This is medicine at its best, crossing geographical and professional boundaries.

You will be likely to work with the wider healthcare community – paramedics, nurses, doctors, and military medics. You will be working or looking to work in situations of rapid change and uncertainty and you will be looking to demonstrate capabilities that extend beyond clinical competence into areas such as leadership, communications, teamwork, resilience, humanitarian relief, planning and logistics The programme’s foundations are rooted in the core values of collaboration, challenge, community, impact and rigour, embedded firmly within the University’s mission to make the exceptional happen, by challenging traditional thinking and defying conventional boundaries.

The programme is delivered part-time over three years leading from the Post Graduate Certificate in Extreme Medicine in year one to the full Post Graduate Masters qualification in year three with the option of following particular academic interests leading to Diploma in Expedition Medicine or a Diploma in Humanitarian Medicine.

Find out more on the university website…

Diploma in Expedition Medicine/ MSc in Extreme Medicine

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