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Surgical Education PGDip

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2 years

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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Surgery Health Education

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

Challenge and develop your thinking and practice as a surgical educator on this intensive online course.

You'll explore unique features of surgical practice with teaching delivered by a wide range of clinical educators firmly embedded in surgical and medical communities.

The online programme features collaborative modules with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's Faculty of Surgical Trainers and our own Faculty of Medicine's Collaborative Partnerships Office.

You'll advance your theoretical and practical understanding of surgical education and the judgement needed to innovate in this field.

This includes building your appreciation of how education is key to safe clinical practice and effective professional development.


Explore the discipline, key practices and values of surgical education so that you can start to examine your own current understanding and approach to teaching.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in science, engineering, computing, healthcare or education. They must also have basic computing experience and three years' relevant experience.

Department profile

Get your head start at Imperial with our wide range of Master’s programmes. Our postgraduate courses draw on recognised excellence in research to help you advance your career in academia, healthcare or industry. Medical and healthcare expertise is more important than ever. Make your mark on the medical world with a postgraduate degree from Imperial College London. We will equip you with the latest skills and techniques enabling you to bring...more