Generic Medical Skills (RILA724)
This module enables learners to demonstrate understanding of the core principles of health promotion and the determinants of good health that are common across all specialties
Clinical Practice (RILA725)
The module explores how advances in a specialism can be applied to clinical practice. The implications of implementing advanced clinical skills in community practice and at the hospital/community interface is evaluated. The interventions required to improve clinical standards and patient care are examined.
Advances in Family Medicine (RILA732)
This module allows participants to explore new insights at the forefront of family medicine. The current evidence-base will be examined and critically evaluated to help inform up-to-date clinical decisions. Moreover, the implementations required to promote diversified primary care will be examined.
A relevant degree with honours or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent, see our English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if you do not meet these requirements.
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
You must provide a satisfactory reference from a senior health care practitioner or line manager with knowledge of your work and experience, and who is able to support your suitability to participate in the programme.
Plus, fulfil one of the following two criteria:
a. Be in possession of an MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or
b. Be in possession of an equivalent medical degree from a World Health Organization recognised institution
Please note that if the medical degree or other qualification was not taught in the English language, a score of 5.5 in all elements of the British Council IELTS test or equivalent (e.g. Test of English as a Foreign Language) will usually be required.
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Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
Studying with RILA Institute of Health Sciences
RILA has been offering a range of postgraduate medical training programmes for over 20 years.