Medical Education MSc/ PgCert/ PgDip

Online Staffordshire University    Health, Science and Wellbeing

January, September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 2 years distance learning
Education (11) Medicine (26)

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Are you an experienced teacher looking to enhance your skills or a novice teacher seeking a "teaching tool-box" of knowledge? Look no further than the Medical Education MSc/PgCert/PgDip programme. This distance learning course is designed for healthcare professionals, including clinical tutors, nurses, and therapists, involved in teaching. With a focus on reflective practice, you'll explore different teaching methods and deepen your knowledge of educational theory. The course is supported through our Virtual Learning Environment, allowing you to study independently with the guidance of a personal tutor. Plus, successful completion can lead to career progression and registration as an Associate Fellow with the Higher Education Academy.

About the course

This distance learning course is designed for experienced teachers who wish to update or re-assess their skills, as well as novice teachers looking for a ‘teaching tool-box’ of new skills and knowledge.

MSc Medical Education is for:

  • Clinical and postgraduate tutors
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors and therapists
  • General practice course organisers and trainers
  • Undergraduate tutors
  • Others involved in teaching in a healthcare setting.

The course will enhance your reflective practice skills, enabling you to facilitate the learning of others.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Medical Education

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Entry Requirements

You’ll need a professional qualification in medicine, nursing, social care, or a profession allied to medicine, such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy or podiatry.

You’ll normally be in employment or in a position to benefit from this course; for example, you may be retired from active clinical practice and teaching in a paid or voluntary capacity.


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Student Profile

Dr Sarabjit Clare

Dr Sarabjit Clare, Consultant Acute and General Internal Medicine, City Hospital Birmingham

'My tutor has all the traits of an excellent teacher; inspirational and enthusiastic, she made us want to learn. She helped us express our feelings and made us value many facets of the course that we did not appreciate. My Masters supervisor was always supportive and, most importantly, qestioned me and made me think.'

MSc Medical Education

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