Taught course

Health Professions Education

Institution
University of York · Hull York Medical School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Part-time Certificate

Applicants to the Certificate must hold a relevant undergraduate degree or its equivalent and have access to an appropriate level of teaching activity (we recommend around 18 hours which should ideally consist of a few separate events) during the year of the programme.

Part-time Diploma or MSc

Applicants who have completed the certificate and/ or diploma modules elsewhere and wish to progress to the Diploma or MSc may apply for transfer of credit. Applicants without an existing qualification can, in exceptional circumstances, apply for credit for experiential learning.

Full-time MSc

Applicants to the full-time MSc must hold a relevant undergraduate degree or its equivalent. Students must have access to an appropriate level of teaching activity (we recommend around 18 hours which should ideally consist of a few separate events) during the year of the programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The postgraduate certificate, diploma and MSc in Health Professions Education are designed especially for health professionals who are interested in education, assessment, course design and educational research.

The courses cover a variety of topics of interest to anyone working within health professions education including: medicine, dentistry, nursing, midwifery, radiography, physiotherapy, pharmacy or other health professions including ward managers.

The programmes are flexible, designed to fit in around busy work schedules and home life. Taught by subject experts, you will have access to a wealth of online resources, and also have the option of face-to-face study days where you can meet the tutors and your fellow students. The Certificate, Diploma and MSc in Health Professions Education are available part-time or you can choose to study the content of all three programmes in our one year full-time MSc.

Accredited by the Higher Education Academy, you will be able to apply for membership upon completion of the Certificate.

You will be registered at the University of York, but you will have access to facilities and support at both our parent universities – Hull and York. All of our degrees are awarded by both the University of Hull and University of York.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
pgtadmissions@hyms.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 321782