Taught course

Medical Education

University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine

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Entry requirements

You will need a good first degree or masters level degree within the medical or healthcare area and be able to demonstrate a keen interest in medical or healthcare education.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals with a developing interest in medical education to explore the theoretical principles underpinning medical education and consider how this relates to their practice.

The course aims to develop medical educators who are informed and understand the core principles and issues in medical education.

You can go on to study for a postgraduate diploma or masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

As this course is taught part-time, it is not open to applicants who require a visa to study in the UK.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Medical School
+44 (0)114 222 5341