Taught course

Education for the Health Professions

Swansea University · Health

Entry requirements

Applicants must either: Have an appropriate degree or its equivalent from an approved institution (preferably 2:1 or above) and evidence of recent academic study Or: A professional qualification and a minimum of two year’s relevant work experience and responsibilities considered by the University to be acceptable for the purposes of postgraduate admission.

Months of entry


Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

The Education for Health Professions course aims to enable students to develop an in-depth understanding of educational principles and values so as to develop their expertise in teaching, assessing and supervision in clinical and academic settings. The course has been granted approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council for a recordable teaching qualification. This course has gained accreditation from the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME) for Membership and Higher Education Academy (HEA) for Fellowship and Associate Fellowship.

Modules typically include:

• Teaching and learning for the health professions’ educators

• Teaching and learning for practice teachers

• Designing and evaluating your teaching

• Assessment and feedback

• Mentoring and supervision

• Teaching and learning in practice – work-based learning

• Researching educational practice

• Leadership in practice

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Sharon Harvey
+44 (0)1792 518540