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Why choose this course
Study a hands-on, clinical curriculum to inspire and nurture new talent to meet modern healthcare demands – as an existing qualified health or social care professional, including:
Learn from a multidisciplinary team of lecturers, who are all healthcare professionals with experience of working in the NHS.
Access one of the only health education programmes in the south of England.
Gain a teaching qualification to become an educator within healthcare practice.
What you will study
You’ll develop and hone your analytical and critical thinking skills, enhancing your teaching, as well as your own professional practice. You’ll explore and analyse key educational and leadership issues in health and social care, while challenging and debating contemporary theory and practice.
You’ll understand the complex nature of curriculum design, ranging from philosophical underpinning, student experience and learning and teaching strategies. With this, you’ll develop a formal curriculum document based on a topic of choice.
You’ll study topics, including the art of learning and teaching, framing learning through the curriculum, implementing change in practice, research design and methodology, and supporting education in practice.
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.
By completing this course, you’ll fulfil the growing demand for excellent teachers within the healthcare sector. 100% of our graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes survey 2020, HESA). Our alumni typically work for the NHS, private healthcare organisations and academic institutions.
To be confirmed
To be confirmed
A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply.
The University of Surrey was established in 1891, and has a long and rich history of education and innovation. It welcomes more than 4,000 postgraduate students annually, forming an international research and learning community representing over 120 countries from around the world. The university is known for celebrating cultural diversity and fosters an inclusive student body. The University of Surrey is a research-driven institution, and...more