Taught course

Medical and Health Education

The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

We require you to hold either:

  • a primary medical degree or other registered health care/social work professional qualification
  • an Upper Second class degree (or overseas equivalent) in a subject allied to medical or health education, such as biosciences, psychology or physician associate studies.

Non-standard applicants for the course from other experienced healthcare professionals / educators who have significant relevant professional experience and/or where the academic qualification falls below an Upper Second class degree will be considered on an individual basis, and may be admitted, at the discretion of the Course Director.

Months of entry


Course content

Created in collaboration with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the PG Cert in Medical and Health Education will give you a rare opportunity to focus on teaching in your professional development and play a crucial role in educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

This flexible programme is delivered exclusively online to enhance your practice and broaden your professional expertise while you work. Through extensive online materials, as well as opportunities for peer discussion and tutorials from our world-class experts, we’ll support you to deliver transformative and future-focused teaching and learning in your discipline.

Our multi-professional approach to teaching, combined with the application of professional practice and medical research, will give you a platform to lead in this rapidly evolving field.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Medical Sciences