Taught course

Medical Education

University of Warwick · Warwick Medical School

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Entry requirements

All candidates must satisfy the Board of Graduate Studies’ requirements for entry. All candidates must have experience in teaching and be currently actively involved in teaching activities. Candidates will be educated to rst degree level and normally be healthcare professionals.

Applicants for research degree modules should normally possess a rst degree of at least upper second class honours standard or the equivalent and/or a Masters degree or its equivalent. The requirement for a rst degree may be waived in the case of post-experience modules for candidates who can demonstrate suf cient relevant work experience.

If you have membership of a Royal College module(s) you can use APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning) of up to 40 credits (either two modules of 20 credits or one of 30 credits) at FHEQ level 7 (previously level M) on this course, to be determined by the course director.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed for experienced clinical professionals who have responsibility for education and training, the Medical Education programme covers the principles and methods of teaching and learning and their application to healthcare. The programme provides you with the skills needed to plan and deliver successful teaching and learning sessions.

Its flexible, modular structure allows you to study over a period and to a level suited to your own professional needs and circumstances.

Taught by experienced clinicians and leading academics in the field of medical education, this course will enhance your knowledge and skills as an educator and give you the confidence to apply them in your own professional practice.

Elements of the course are accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). The first module, 'Essentials of Clinical Education', is accredited against Descriptor 1 (Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, AFHEA) and the Postgraduate Certificate is accredited against Descriptor 2 (Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA).

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMedEd
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7657 5553