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Online MSc Health Professions Education

Online MSc Health Professions Education

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

2.5 years

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Education Flexible Learning Design Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to more influential teaching, management or research-based roles in health professions education, our online Health Professions Education postgraduate programme provides an excellent foundation to take the next step in your career. Run by the prestigious School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, studying online here means you’re on the pulse of contemporary educational thinking.

In the top 100 in the world for Life Sciences & Medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2022).

Gain confidence in delivering health education

Designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to more influential teaching, management or research-based roles in health professions education, our online Health Professions Education postgraduate programme equips you with a skillset which develops both your confidence and competence in the health professions education field.Ranked 1st in the UK for Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine and 2nd for Medicine and Nursing, (Complete University Guide 2022), the University of Glasgow teaches the Health Professions Education MSc with a focus on practical, active and applicable learning.

Choose your own path

Our 100% online programme encourages you to debate principles behind learning and teaching and the nature of knowledge and evidence, evaluate and apply appropriate theories, practices, assessment strategies and curriculum models, whilst also appraising the impact of technology-enhanced learning and teaching on education.

You will also gain the flexibility to take one of two research routes, tailored to your career goals. There’s a research-oriented option for those interested in learning about the design, conduct and governance of education research. For practitioners keen to apply educational theory and evidence to specific contexts, we offer an alternative route, with optional courses including curriculum management, design and evaluation.

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes videos, audio, online presentations and discussions – resources dedicated to helping you to learn and achieve your career goals. At the University of Glasgow you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

Please note, this degree can be done across a longer period of time/part time.

Duration: 2.5–6 years part-time (MSc), 2–4 years part-time (PgDip), 1–2 years part-time (PgCert). For details on other degree options request more information to speak to an admissions representative.

Unable to commit to a full masters programme? We also offer an online short course in health professions education (HPE). This postgraduate certificate has been designed for busy professionals who have their undergraduate degree.

World changers welcome: join us and make your mark

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Fees: Payable in instalments of £1,667 per 20 credits, totalling £15,000 (MSc), £10,000 (PgDip), £5,000 (PgCert)*; NHS discount: Payable in instalments of £1,050 per 20 credits or £9,450 for the full MSc funded by the NHS*

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Fees: Payable in instalments of £1,667 per 20 credits, totalling £15,000 (MSc), £10,000 (PgDip), £5,000 (PgCert)*; NHS discount: Payable in instalments of £1,050 per 20 credits or £9,450 for the full MSc funded by the NHS*

Entry requirements

Possess a degree from a recognised institution in medical, dental, nursing, or from another appropriate health profession. Applications will also be considered from individuals with other relevant degree qualifications, who are, or aspire to be, employed in the education of health professionals. Applicants should ideally work in a health professions environment.

University information

The University of Glasgow envisions a better world, and it’s inspired to help others change it. It ranks within the top 100 of the world’s universities and has online master’s programmes that enable students to fulfil their aspirations from anywhere they wish. By virtue of extensive experience as a leading academic organisation, Glasgow has developed 100% online programmes that emphasise original research and innovative approaches. These are...more

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