PGCert Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health Sciences / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 1 year FT, 2 years PT
- Entry requirements
We require an Upper Second degree or overseas equivalent, or registration as a healthcare practitioner with a nationally recognised professional body.
Significant relevant experience may be considered where the academic qualification falls below an Upper Second class degree.
- Number of places/applicants
- 20 places
- How to apply
Please apply our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.
We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.
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- Learn and develop skills in educating and developing the next generation of healthcare workers.
- Exchange ideas and best practice with other healthcare professionals working in a range of areas thanks to our unique multidisciplinary learning environment.
- Explore the challenges of and differences within teaching and assessment across all disciplines, supporting your continuing professional development.
- We offer units from this PGCert as standalone courses for continuing professional development (CPD). Please contact us for further information.
Come and join us for our Open Evening for Healthcare Professionals, 5.30 to 6.30pm on 31st January, to find out if one of our postgraduate courses could support you in developing your career.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,900
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).
For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
The University permits applicants with comparable previous experience to submit an application for consideration of Accreditation Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L). The maximum AP(E)L is 15 credits to a PGCert, 45 credits to a PGDip and 60 credits to an MSc.
If your AP(E)L application is successful, the University charges £30 for every 15 credits of AP(E)L. The overall tuition fee is adjusted and then the administrative charge is applied.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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