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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Medical students are now learning clinical sciences alongside disease aetiology, treatment and management. Medical education is also at the forefront of developing robust, reliable and valid student assessments.

This PgCert in Medical Education is aimed at academic staff looking to develop their career in medical education. On completion of the course, you'll have developed your skills and knowledge as a teaching professional and will be able to offer student-centred teaching and learning experiences.

Why us?

  • The course has a strong focus on developing practical skills around teaching and assessment in medical education. Theory and practice are integrated together to contextualise contemporary approaches to medical education
  • On successful completion of the course, you may apply for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, providing you with recognition of your practice (Subject to Approval)

Career ready

On completion of the course, you may look to find employment at higher education institutions, or clinical teaching roles in the public and private sector (subject to meeting the role specification requirements).

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 81 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 63%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    60th

    35

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