PGCert Medical and Health Education / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 1 yr FT, 2 yr PT
- Entry requirements
We require you to hold a primary medical or other registered healthcare/ social work professional qualification or an Upper Second class degree ( or overseas equivalent ) in a subject relevant to medical education and health education, such as biosciences, psychology or physician associate studies.
In some cases, it may be appropriate to admit other experienced healthcare professionals/educators who have significant relevant professional experience and/or where the academic qualification falls below an Upper Second class degree. This will be at the discretion of the Programme Director.
- How to apply
- To apply for the PGCert course only, you will need to complete and submit our online application form . See the Application and selection section for further details of what we require in your application.
We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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- Explore the challenges of, and differences within, teaching and assessment across all disciplines, supporting your continuing professional development.
- Develop practical, generic skills in teaching and assessment, underpinned by an understanding of educational theory, literature and research.
- Develop your ability to design curricula, plan, implement and evaluate effective educational experiences aimed at educating the next generation of practitioners.
- Develop sound academic skills applicable to the field of medical and health education, including literature review and research.
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).
Some applicants may be eligible for financial help for this course. See the Fees and funding opportunities page for more information.
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