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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you a busy working healthcare professional or academic who has an interest in the teaching of medical and other healthcare professionals? Our part-time MSc Medical Education degree could give you the skills you need to enhance your career prospects.

Our multidisciplinary programme offers a flexible blended learning approach of distance learning with residential workshops to suit busy working professionals. You will study the science of learning and the evidence base for educational practice; it links educational theory and evidence to the practice of education in healthcare in a variety of settings and roles.

Your programme is professionally focused, and applied to education within different contexts, such as classroom, clinic and community.

Your course will explore the key challenges, contemporary issues and the latest research in medical and health professions education, and help you develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development, teaching, learning, assessment, and conducting educational research into yours and others educational practice.

MEDICAL EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We have carefully designed the course to ensure that each qualification addresses different competencies that may attract diverse audiences or learners at different stages of their career. We aim to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Medical Education, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,400per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 81 14

    10th out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 63%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    39
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    34th

    21

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