Taught course

Medical Education (e-Learning)

Cardiff University · School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for all health professionals who have teaching, assessment and related educational responsibilities, such as teachers, trainers, educational supervisors, course co-ordinators, clinical and college tutors. Applicants should also hold an initial degree from an approved University, or other qualification/proof of educational ability.

Months of entry


Course content

The course aims to offer knowledge and expertise to enable participants to design, deliver and evaluate courses and curricula for health professionals. It advances participants' awareness of educational innovations, theories and methods, and enhances their skills to implement and manage change and critically reflect on their educational activities.

This e-Learning course aims to produce competent, reflective and self-managing medical educators. Participants can expect to:

  • Achieve a sound knowledge and understanding of principles and practice of adult learning
  • Relate knowledge and understanding to practical educational needs in the health professions
  • Develop professional skills in applying educational knowledge to practice

Full details can be found on our website: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/Postgraduate/course/detail/p199.html

Fees and funding

The majority of students are funded by their employers, though some are self-funded. Some bursaries may be available upon application.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Mr James Moore
+44 (0) 29 2068 7436