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Health Professions Education PGCert

Health Professions Education PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Education

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The programme is delivered primarily by staff in the School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, including staff with key roles in the undergraduate Medical School, the Dental School and the School of Nursing & Healthcare.

Summative assessment varies amongst courses, but includes coursework; quality contributions to online activities; a blog; online presentations; and the dissertation. The PGCert in Health Professions Education will appeal to practising health professions educators who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in learning, teaching and assessment; and to individuals who aspire to be health professions educators.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

12 months

Start date

APR

Modules

Learning in Health Professions (20 Credits) - Core
Assessment in Health Professions (20 Credits) - Core
Teaching in Health Professions (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits; 60 credits per year

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits; 60 credits per year

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a medical, dental, or nursing degree from an institution recognised by the University Court; or a recognised degree from another appropriate health profession. Applications will also be considered from individuals with other relevant degree qualifications (such as a BSc in a biomedical science), who are, or aspire to be, employed in the education of health professionals.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more