Taught course

Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You need to have a relevant honours degree, usually in medicine, to join this programme. You should be a hospital doctor, consultant, Staff-grade and Associate Specialist (SAS) or higher specialty trainee (ST3 and above). Modules are open to suitably qualified clinicians across all specialities, however as places are limited, priority will be given to those nominated by Health Education England North West.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This is a course designed to meet the needs of medical educators. It will enable you to meet the General Medical Council (GMC) standards for trainers and be accredited by Health Education England North West as a Clinical or Educational Supervisor. The programme is suitable for consultants, higher speciality trainees and non-consultant career-grade doctors working within the Health Education England North West region. It is specifically designed for those working in a hospital setting. The course is accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for part-time study on this PGCert are £34 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20, i.e. £680 per 20 credit module, with the exception of module CPD4706 Teaching and Learning in the Medical Workplace which carries a tuition fee of £700.60 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


part time
12 months


You will be assessed through a variety of coursework assignments. These will include reflective case studies on actual practice, peer observation of teaching, and short seminar presentations.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171