You should: Normally have a bachelor’s degree. Be a registered nurse and/or midwife on either Part 1 or 2 of the NMC professional register, or be a registered health, social care or allied professional. Have completed at least 3 years post registration experience and gained additional professional knowledge and skills and experience in an area where students are gaining practical experience relevant to their registration. Have opportunities to teach in a substantial capacity in order to fulfil the requisite number of teaching hours. Have sponsorship from a relevant employing organisation. Two references that support good character and suitability of course (one of which should be from current employer) should accompany application. Please note a place on the course is subject to interview.
Months of entry
The Postgraduate Certificate in Education for Health, Social Care and Allied Professionals aims to enable you to achieve a professional teaching qualification whether you are a nurse, midwife, social worker or any other allied professional. The PGCert aims to develop your knowledge and skills for teaching so that you can facilitate and manage learning and assessment at higher education level within a health or social care context.
The course aims to be sufficiently flexible to enable you to develop specific expertise which can be applied to the complexities of your professional practice area. The PGCert is committed to your individual development as a teacher. It will enhance your critical analytical skills and enable you to synergise the demands of practice development with current research.
Information for international students
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
- 0800 953 3222