Admission & Assessment Criteria
What do you need to do this course?
- Applicants must be registered with the UK General Medical Council (see further information on applying) and be eligible for a clinical contract with the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust. They must also have had appropriate previous experience in Diagnostic Radiology and/or Neurosurgery. Applicants must be able to approve their proficiency in English - see further information.
- A basic knowledge of clinical neuroscience is required and candidates would normally have sufficient previous experience of neurovascular imaging to benefit from the practical skill training provided in endovascular treatment techniques.
- Instruction for each module of the course will be given over 3 terms (one academic year). These will run consecutively and written and oral examinations will be held at the end of the third module.
- Candidates will be required to present themselves for examination having completed the course and assigned written work and a dissertation on an approved topic submitted.
- The written examination comprises three papers of three hours each:
- Paper 1: Pathology, Physiology and Anatomy relevant to Interventional Neuroradiology.
- Paper 2: Diagnosis in Interventional Neuroradiology.
- Paper 3: Interventional Neuroradiological techniques.
- All candidates shall be assessed as to their practical ability and a viva voce examination will be held in all aspects of the course, including the dissertation.