Taught course

Education in Primary Care

University of Leeds · Academic Unit of Primary Care

Entry requirements

Medical degree or bachelor degree with 2:2 (hons) in a related subject.

Applicants should normally be working in primary care in the UK.

We also consider applications from primary care professionals with equivalent work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The Education in Primary Care PGCert is for health professionals working and teaching in primary care in the UK. It will suit any primary care educator, including nurse practitioners, GPs, community pharmacists and practice nurses, intending GP trainers and training programme directors.

The programme offers a deep understanding of education in primary care and equips you to succeed in learning and teaching at a wide range of levels and primary care disciplines, as demonstrated by our alumni.

All facilitators on the programme are GP trainers, undergraduate tutors or training programme directors. You’ll benefit from links with current practitioners and expert researchers working at the Academic Unit of Primary Care at the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences. You’ll also have the opportunity for one-to-one support from a mentor throughout the programme.

Funding for is available from Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber for those on the intending GP training pathway.

You can study this programme over one or two years, so you can fit your study time around the clinical environment and other commitments.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12-24 months

Course contact details

LIHS Admissions Team
+44 (0)113 343 3696