Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (University of South Wales)

02nd September 2024
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Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (University of South Wales)

September 2, 2024 - August 17, 2025


Are you keen to move beyond traditional medical roles, learn how to make critical decisions in emergency scenarios, and contribute to saving lives across the globe?

Our part time, online Postgraduate Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine is designed specifically for healthcare professionals like you, eager to advance their careers in this sought-after and niche field. This Expedition Medicine course allows you to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in the most adaptable manner through our comprehensive extreme medicine programmes.

With the rise in travel for work and leisure, individuals are increasingly seeking thrilling, off-the-grid adventures, pushing their limits.

This growing trend opens doors for healthcare professionals, including doctors, who are skilled in wilderness and expedition medicine. Job opportunities in this domain are diverse, ranging from adventure tourism and charitable initiatives to overseas roles in various settings like climate research missions, treks, humanitarian projects, and even space exploration.

Our wilderness medicine course is led by seasoned experts, focusing on practical preparation for expeditions and the physiological and medical challenges faced in remote and extreme environments.

At Learna | Diploma MSc our goal is to revolutionise global healthcare with accessible, top-quality education. Our courses offer cost-effective learning solutions, ensuring a high return on investment for our students.

Completion of this expedition medicine course will enable graduates to:

  • Apply evidence-based clinical skills and knowledge to minimise risk and maximise health before, during and after expeditions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide sound clinical and situational judgement in environments prone to rapid change and uncertain outcomes.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to anticipate, plan for and treat common and potential health problems which may arise on expeditions.
  • Gain lifelong learning and advanced problem-solving skills that they can apply within the field of expedition medicine.
  • Apply the knowledge, approaches and skills gained within expedition medicine to wider emergency situations.
  • Deliver leadership to teams in multi-agency, multi-cultural and/or international contexts.
  • Become leaders in the field of expedition medicine and wilderness medicine.


September 2
August 17, 2025
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