Taught course

Medical Education

Institution
Lancaster University · Centre for Training and Development
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should be working in roles involved in the education and training of medical students and staff. For the PgDip/MSc a PgCert in Medical Education or equivalent is required.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Co-delivered by Lancaster Medical School and CETAD, this course is designed to meet the GMC’s Strategy that all those involved in the development and education of doctors should be competent in principles of medical education.

  • Develop and consolidate your knowledge and understanding of core principles of medical education
  • Enhance your skills as a medical educator
  • Evidence your competence in line with the Academy of Medical Educator’s learning domains

The MSc includes development in specialist aspects of medical education through modules and a work-based medical education project.

Students may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
shm-pg-admissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 593936