Taught course

Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants need to be qualified clinicians, with some experience of, or access to, supervising and/or teaching in their daily work. A degree, degree-level qualification or professional qualification supplemented by relevant experience will normally form part of an applicant's profile.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This is a collaborative, multi-professional programme for those working in a clinical setting, providing the opportunity for participants to improve teaching and assessment skills and understand how individuals learn. The course is suitable for all experienced clinicians, including medical doctors of all disciplines, general practitioners, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals who teach, support learning and are involved in assessment processes, whether formal or informal. The course is run by Edge Hill University and is an accredited programme of the Higher Education Academy. Students completing this course will therefore be eligible to apply for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for part-time study on this PGCert are: £32 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2017/18, i.e. £640 per 20 credit module; £33 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19, i.e. £660 per 20 credit module. 60 credits are required to complete a Postgraduate Certificate.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
18 months

Assessment

There are no formal examinations. A range of assessment strategies are employed on this programme, including online tasks, critical reflection on practice, assignments, evaluative reports, case studies, peer observation of teaching, the design of learning activities and the creation of portfolios. You will be supported by your academic tutors with academic skills practice and 'formative feedback' on work-in-progress. You will be expected to write approximately 4,000 words (or equivalent) for each module.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171