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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Staffordshire University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This distance learning course is designed for experienced teachers who wish to update or re-assess their skills, as well as novice teachers looking for a ‘teaching tool-box’ of new skills and knowledge.

MSc Medical Education is for:

  • Clinical and postgraduate tutors
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors and therapists
  • General practice course organisers and trainers
  • Undergraduate tutors
  • Others involved in teaching in a healthcare setting.

The course will enhance your reflective practice skills, enabling you to facilitate the learning of others.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Medical Education.

Course content

The course is based on adult learning principles, with no taught component – you’ll be supported throughout the course by a tutor who will be available for face-to-face, telephone or Skype tutorials as required.

The course aims:

  • To enable you to examine, reflect upon and improve your teaching skills.
  • To consider the strengths, drawbacks and practical implications of different teaching methods and relate these to your own teaching setting.
  • To deepen your knowledge of the evidence base for some of the underpinning theory of education

On completing 60 credits, there is also an opportunity for accreditation of Associate Fellow with the Higher Education Academy (subject to an additional fee).

Assessment

You’ll have formal assessments at the end of each module. These could include reflective essays, video clips or e-portfolios.

Careers

This course will provide an opportunity for career progression and completion of the Postgraduate Certificate stage enables registration as an Associate Fellow with the Higher Education Academy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,028per year

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

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

The new Catalyst building will be home to future-facing Business degrees. All students have access to industry-standard facilities such as the Smart Zone.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 84 35

    28th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    114 55%

    56th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    36 36%

    66th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    99 77%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    27th

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