Taught course

Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health Sciences

The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

We require an Upper Second degree or overseas equivalent, or registration as a healthcare practitioner with a national council. Significant relevant experience may be considered where the academic qualification falls below an Upper Second class degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Our blended learning PGCert Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health course will give you the skills and knowledge to become a world-class educator in biology, medicine and healthcare.

You will develop the skills you need to educate future professionals who will go on to meet the health and social care needs of the most vulnerable people in our society.

Inter-professional learning is central to the ethos of the course and provides the added value of learning alongside colleagues from other disciplines. You will benefit from the wisdom and experience of your peers, as well as the expertise offered by healthcare teaching professionals.

You can take this PGCert on its own or as part of our 4 Year International PhD .

Information for international students

International applicants from non-majority English speaking countries must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system. A list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here .

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS - IELTS to 6.5 overall, 6 in writing
  • TOEFL - 109 overall with no less than 25 in each component

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0) 161 275 5220