Taught course

Medical Education (PGCert/PGDip/MSc)

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

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.

Information for international students

IELTS: At least 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply)

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032