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Institute of Sports Medicine masters course

The Working Party of The Institute of Sports Medicine and University College London (UCL) proposed that a new Course in Sport and Exercise Medicine be set up. After eighteen months of intensive preparation, the course started in September 2000. It is based on the Whittington campus of UCL but can draw on the combined resources of the Whittington, Middlesex, Royal Free, and University College Hospitals. The course is designed as an MSc in the Department of Surgery and concentrates on high academic standards, including training in research techniques and a solid foundation in basic science. Nevertheless, there will be a full clinical exposure to all aspects and candidates will be expected to sit for the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine of the Academy of the Medical Royal Colleges.

The Institute have provided an annual bursary to defray the tuition fees of one candidate, and in this millennial year have also awarded a special Millennial Bursary. …

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