Taught course

Healthcare and Biomedical Education PgCert

St George's, University of London · Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Healthcare and Biomedical Education PGCert will need to contribute regularly to medical or healthcare student teaching for the duration of the Certificate.

A first degree in a subject related to medical or healthcare education with relevant experience in a health-related or biomedical environment.

Potential applicants with extensive experience but without a first degree should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Officer (pgadmiss@sgul.ac.uk ).

Months of entry


Course content

The Healthcare and Biomedical Education PgCert is a flexible course that promotes and facilitates the professional development of participants as teachers through experiential learning based on their own practice.

This postgraduate certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education is a flexible course which aims to:

  • Equip participants with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to become effective teachers in healthcare & biomedical education.
  • Promote reflective practice, scholarship and professional development in teaching.


  • Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK
  • Expertise in clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research within the University and St George’s Hospital
  • Access to postgraduate learning centre
  • Development of a broad range of transferable skills

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

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