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Medical Education, PGDip

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Distance without attendance | Singleton Park Campus | 2 years | SEP-23

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Education Medical Sciences

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you a busy working healthcare professional or academic who has an interest in the teaching of medical and other healthcare professionals? Our part-time Medical Education degree could give you the skills you need to enhance your career prospects.

Our multidisciplinary programme offers a flexible blended learning approach of distance learning with residential workshops to suit busy working professionals. You will study the science of learning and the evidence base for educational practice; it links educational theory and evidence to the practice of education in healthcare in a variety of settings and roles.

Your programme is professionally focused, and applied to education within different contexts, such as classroom, clinic and community.

Your course will explore the key challenges, contemporary issues and the latest research in medical and health professions education, and help you develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development, teaching, learning, assessment, and conducting educational research into yours and others educational practice.

MEDICAL EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We have carefully designed the course to ensure that each qualification addresses different competencies that may attract diverse audiences or learners at different stages of their career. We aim to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Medical Education, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Modules

This module provides an introduction to the principles of effective teaching, learning and assessment, and to the perspectives used to guide educational practice across the various contexts where medical and healthcare professionals are trained. Through engagement in theoretical and practical activities, this module will focus on developing the knowledge, skills and professionals behaviours of the expert teacher.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

3,200

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

5,600

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent. Applications welcome from UK/EU and Overseas.

University information

Ideally located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to impressive beaches along the Gower Peninsula as well as a buzzing city centre. Since its inception in 1920, Swansea University has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation. Swansea continues this legacy today, receiving a wide range of accolades and awards each year. The university is thrilled to be included in the top 25 for...more

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