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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Staffordshire University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 27-DEC-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course outline

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: PgCert Medical Education.

Teaching

As this is a Distance Learning course, you’ll be expected to study independently.

The course is supported through our Virtual Learning Environment called Blackboard. This means you can access a range of materials to support your studies wherever you are.

You’ll be allocated a Personal Tutor and can access support and guidance via the Course leader and module leaders. We’ll also assign you a supervisor to support you throughout your research project.

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)

£ 2,685per 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

    75th

  • Campus address

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

New industry-standard e-sports and games design facilities at the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and London campus, Digital Institute London.
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

    38th out of 81 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%

    34th

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    7th

    61

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