Research course

Education Research for Medicine and the Life Sciences

Institution
King's College London · Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine
Qualifications
MPhil/PhDMD(Res)

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in an appropriate subject.

A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Master's degree with Merit or above.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Education research in Medicine and Life Sciences at King’s is dedicated to improving the quality of health care through the development of curricula, professional learning across the lifespan, teaching practice and organisational change. Our emphasis is upon education in classroom, workplace and laboratory settings. Faculty and students include people with clinical and non-clinical backgrounds.

Key research areas of the team include: Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL), Effectiveness Evaluation of formal and work-based programmes, Cultural Competence and Communication in Healthcare, Widening Participation (building a diverse and inclusive workforce), Developing individual and team- based learning, interprofessional learning, faculty development and the impact of policy on practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    72-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD(Res)
    part time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@kcl.ac.uk