Research course

Health and Medical Education

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • A first degree in a related discipline, although applicants with evidence of equivalent professional/academic experience will be considered.
  • Normally two years full time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field of practice.
  • Registration with an appropriate professional body.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme has been developed to prepare clinicians and health and care professionals for their role as clinical educators and assessors. It is intended to develop skills in providing education within the working environment. It provides inter-professional working opportunities for the study of key aspects of medical education. It is useful for any medical, health or social care professional with an interest in developing their education knowledge and skills.

Why choose this course?
  • This programme has been developed in response to an evolving NHS and healthcare climate where clinicians are increasingly providing education and support within the working environment. The programme will equip medical and healthcare practitioners with knowledge and skills for developing outstanding educational expertise.
  • You will study and explore aspects of educational theory and practice with particular emphasis on adult, clinical and work based learning. There is also an option to study simulation as an educational tool in our very well equipped clinical simulation centre - one of the largest in Europe.
  • This programme provides the opportunity to experience a range of teaching and learning techniques, such as blended learning and psychomotor skills training, and the teaching approaches of a range of very experienced clinical educators.

Information for international students

  • The English language requirement for this programme is, IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in every band, TOEFL 580 or equivalent.
  • For international students - the appropriate visa status to study in the UK

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,925
International students
£13,500

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Zamzam Ahmed
Email
z.ahmed8@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800