Taught course

Medical Education

Institution
University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

Admission to the course is typically through the following qualifications:

  • First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications)
  • Relevant professional healthcare (e.g. doctor, nurse) qualifications

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

Healthcare professionals are increasingly required to have formally recognised teaching qualifications. Delivered with our partner Diploma MSc, the postgraduate diploma is aimed at healthcare professionals involved in any form of medical teaching. This online part time distance learning diploma is specially developed for busy healthcare professionals such as Doctors, GPs, healthcare professionals and those with related undergraduate degrees such as pharmacists.

The Medical Education course will develop a critical knowledge and understanding, and application of medical education. On completion, graduates will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of specific issues at the forefront of theory and practice in medical education; be able to critically evaluate medical education theories and principles to inform educational practice; demonstrate awareness of advanced knowledge in educational methods and practice, and display a critical understanding of the intricacies of adult pedagogy.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk