Taught course

Education for Health Professionals

University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

The fast-paced landscape of modern healthcare demands effective training and tuition, so that staff are prepared for every eventuality. If you’re a qualified healthcare or social care professional who wants to inspire and nurture new talent, our MA Education for Health Professionals course is for you.

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have qualified teacher status, and will be a competent and proactive instructor. You’ll also meet the requirements needed to register your teaching qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), if you’re already a member of this professional body.

What you will study

You’ll enhance your analytical and critical thinking skills, whilst developing the sharp judgement, empathy, and creativity that both modern teaching and professional practice within healthcare demand. You’ll explore and analyse key leadership issues in health and social care practice, while challenging and debating contemporary theory and practice.

You’ll study topics including, the art of learning and teaching, framing learning through the curriculum, implementing change in practice, and supporting education in practice.

You’ll also complete a research dissertation on an area of personal interest, which we’ll match with the expertise of our academic staff, ensuring you get the best support.

Information for international students

IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 7.0 in each element.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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