Entry requirements for this course are: Teaching route * Be a health or social care practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). * Have an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. * Have at least 3 years post-registration employment. Practice teaching route * Be a healthcare practitioner, registered with a professional body such as HCPC or NMC and an experienced clinician working in a role where they are able to provide practice education. * You must also hold an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SQPHN) and Specialist Practice Qualification (SPQ) applicants must: * Hold the appropriate community nursing qualification and have a minimum of 2 years relevant practice experience (NMC 2008 requirement). * Negotiate access to a Practice Teacher with ‘sign off' status in order to provide supervision in relation to their Practice Teacher role and to supervise the final ‘sign-off' of the SCPHN/SPQ student at the end of their final placement.
Months of entry
**This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals wishing to gain a recognised teaching qualification.** This interdisciplinary course explores teaching and learning theory and practice within a national and international context. This will enable you to develop your knowledge, skills and abilities related to evidence based learning, teaching and assessment and apply them within a range of academic and health professional settings. There are opportunities to develop and enhance integration of scholarship, research and professional activities in relation to teaching and supporting learning through your demonstration of teaching hours. Through continuing professional development processes you will be supported to reflect on and continue to develop your current and ongoing knowledge, skills and competence as an educator. It also provides a medium for recording your progress, creating an effective CV and may be used to update your personal portfolio linked to professional body requirements.As well as helping you to achieve your individual career aspirations whilst ensuring quality provision for learners under your supervision.
Fees and funding
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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