Taught course

Education for Professional Practice

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

All applicants must have a relevant professional qualification with a minimum of one year’s experience (post-qualification), a degree or equivalent with the potential to achieve at postgraduate level, and be employed in a teaching/training capacity.

Nurses must have three years’ full-time experience (or equivalent part-time) in relevant professional practice in the last ten years.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our engaging and dynamic Postgraduate Certificate in Education for Professional Practice programme will help qualified healthcare professionals become creative, innovative and competent teachers.

Students engage in scholarly activities associated with learning and teaching, and explore the complexities of assessment and evaluation to gain qualified teacher status within the post-compulsory sector.

This dynamic and exciting programme offers a fantastic opportunity to enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills, whilst developing an enquiring, reflective and innovative approach to contemporary educational and professional practice.

It is suitable for a wide range of individuals from health and social care settings who wish to gain qualified teacher status.

The programme will enable you to pass on to your students the values required in modern healthcare, and within the NHS Constitution, including: compassion, kindness, empathy, advocacy, good communication and teamwork skills, and respect for patients’ privacy, dignity and individuality.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682222