Taught course

Medical Education (via Distance Learning)

Institution
Staffordshire University · Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

You must have a professional health or social care qualification, such as medicine, nursing, social work, complimentary therapies, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or podiatry, is required. It is advisable that you are actively involved in teaching in some capacity i.e. students, colleagues or patients, as the modules are based around your own experiences of teaching in the workplace, although it is not a requirement for you to hold a formal teaching position. Competence in the English language is essential. Applicants for whom English is not the first language must be able to demonstrate their competence, at an IELTS level of 7 or equivalent

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This award aims to enhance your skills of reflective practice to enable you to effectively facilitate the learning of others. The course will be based on the principles of adult learning and the formal taught component will be minimal.
Modules include:
Introduction to Educational Theory
Assessment, Appraisal and Evaluation
Roles and Responsibilities in Healthcare Education
Observation and Reflection on Clinical Teaching
Creating and Supporting a Learning Environment
Research Methods and Methodologies
Independent Study
Dissertaition

Information for international students

Competence in the English language is essential. Applicants for whom English is not the first language must be able to demonstrate their competence, at an IELTS level of 7 or equivalent

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

PGCert

part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 1782 294400