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Medical Education (PgCert)

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Flexible Learning Design Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education is an e-learning course, offering build-up of study credit via a three-stage, progressive course delivered online.

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education programme is committed to promoting excellence in learning and teaching for health professionals It is for all medical, dental and other health professionals who aim to professionalise the role of the clinician as teacher.

This part-time distance-learning programme leads to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. This is stage 1 of a three-stage, progressive course and those who successfully complete it may apply to progress to the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc stages.

The programme recognises the diverse, complex and challenging contexts of both those new to educator roles and responsibilities and those with considerable years of experience. The overall aim of the course is to develop a community of educators committed to promote improvements in both ‘what’ and ‘how’ we teach future healthcare professionals.

The course is highly practical and aims to model best practice in learning and teaching and draws upon a wide range of innovative approaches to learner support and development. The course is organised into a series of modules that involve interactive activities delivered within an online environment. These activities are conducted within groups, each one being facilitated by an online tutor. This affords an opportunity to explore the module topic through discussion and clarification of understanding and also gives the opportunity and time to apply new learning through the online discussions, tasks, webinars and assignments. Through this there is ample time to reflect on own practise and to share experiences and new insights with colleagues. This is a truly interactive programme.

Career prospects

Health professionals have joined the course from around the world. Many graduates use the insights gained on the course to introduce innovations to their day to day teaching, whilst others go on to higher level roles and responsibilities to lead and promote excellence in learning and teaching at national and international levels.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

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