Taught course

Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education

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

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

February, September

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 studying on this Postgraduate Certificate are £34 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic years 2019/20 or 2020/21, 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, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

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

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171