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Health Professions Education MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    30 months

Course summary

Delivering necessary training to support you on a journey of professional development in your educator role, our Online MSc in Health Professions Education helps you achieve your goals as you help your learners achieve theirs.


  • Our online health professions education programme is designed for professionals working in healthcare roles who are looking for a teaching, management or research-based career in health professions education.
  • Run by the prestigious School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, you would be studying at the heart of a growing network for contemporary educational thinking.
  • With a focus on active, collaborative online learning, we challenge and support you to apply evidence-based methods in your teaching to fellow health professionals.
  • This Health-Professions Education online distance learning programme is especially designed for working professionals wishing to develop specialist skills and to apply these in their professional teaching practice.
  • Our online Health Professions Education programme offers you the flexibility to take one of two routes. We offer a research pathway oriented around the design, conduct and governance of education research. Our secondary route is based on the application of educational theory and evidence to specific contexts.
  • Using practical, collaborative peer learning, we will help you to develop the necessary confidence and specialist skills.


  • Engage in critical debate on the principles, philosophy and evidence-base for various approaches to learning and teaching.
  • Apply core principles and current theories of learning and teaching to the design of a range of learning opportunities/teaching activities.
  • Select appropriate assessment strategies and tools to assess the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of health professionals.
  • Evaluate approaches and models for developing a curriculum, including their relevance to a health professions context.
  • Appraise the impact of technology-enhanced learning & teaching (TELT) on educational.
  • Evaluate the impact of educational and institutional policies on design and delivery of health professions education.


This programme is ideal if you're an ambitious health professional seeking an influential role in the management and delivery of education. Through leading research, world-class faculty and practical, collaborative peer exercises, we will help you to develop the confidence and specialist skills you need to further your career in this field.

It will also provide an ideal grounding for those who decide to pursue doctoral research in health professions education.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University of Glasgow

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  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 84 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    176 85%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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