Sobre este curso

Oxford University
  • Data de início

    2020 - 2021
  • Fees

  • Study mode

  • Ucas Code

  • Campus

    Oxford University
  • Qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy

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The information provided on this page was correct at the time of publication (November 2019). For complete and up-to-date information about this course, please visit the relevant University of Oxford course page via The DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences is intended to provide clinical and non-clinical graduates with a wide variety of research skills, in-depth knowledge, understanding and expertise in specific musculoskeletal-related fields of research. Furthermore, as part of your training you will be exposed to a range of topics such as critical appraisal, epidemiology and medical statistics. You will develop your research skills through a range of research training in your first year, including compulsory attendance to core subjects with lectures on a variety of topics such as an introduction to â??pathophysiology of musculoskeletal disorders, epidemiology, basic immunology, clinical trials and rehabilitationâ? and selection of three topic-related modules. Attendance on a two-day statistical course is compulsory to assist you with appropriate research design. You are also encouraged to work with your supervisor(s) on your research-specific literature review and to develop a study design for your thesis within the first term of your research training. You will be required to attend and present at postgraduate seminars, not only to develop your presentation skills but also to benefit from the feedback, support and interaction from your University peers and senior academics. In addition the department runs regular seminars by internal and external speakers on various clinical and non-clinical topics, which will provide further opportunity for you to broaden your knowledge in the field. You are also strongly encouraged to attend skills training courses run by the Medical Sciences Division as well as experiencing teaching/supervising final year undergraduate students, to enhance your skills. Your attainment will be monitored regularly via: 1. completion of termly reports by you and your supervisor(s) through Graduate Supervision Reporting (GSR) 2. completion of a 5,000-word transfer report and viva, before the end of the fourth term 3. confirmation of your status before the end of the eighth term, ie confirming ability to submit your thesis by the twelfth term. Stages 2 and 3 will be assessed by independent senior academics to ensure you are on track with your research and that you are receiving adequate guidance.

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