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 degree, usually in medicine. 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

Academic Year 2020/21 EntryTuition fees for UK and EU students enrolling on this Postgraduate Certificate in academic year 2020/21 are £37.50 per credit, i.e. £750 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.Academic Year 2021/22 EntryTuition fees for UK students enrolling on this Postgraduate Certificate in academic year 2021/22 are £37.50 per credit, i.e. £750 per 20 credit module. 60 credits are required to complete a Postgraduate Certificate.Tuition fees for EU students enrolling on postgraduate courses in academic year 2021/22 are still to be announced. If you are a prospective EU student, you are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.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
    18 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