M.Sc. Medical Education (PgCert/PgDip/MSc) (E-Learning) (online)

  • Online
  • 12 months
  • GBP6750 Module (International)
  • English
Cardiff University
Offers knowledge and expertise to enable participants to design, deliver and evaluate courses and curricula for health professionals. It advances participants’ awareness of educational innovations, theories and methods, and enhances their skills to implement and manage change and critically reflect on their educational activities.

Description of Medical Education (PgCert/PgDip/MSc) (E-Learning)

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This e-Learning course aims to produce competent, reflective and self-managing medical educators. Participants can expect to:

  • Achieve a sound knowledge and understanding of principles and practice of adult learning
  • Relate knowledge and understanding to practical educational needs in the health professions
  • Develop professional skills in applying educational knowledge to practice

Special Features

  • Well established courses with multi-professional participants
  • Modular taught e-learning course with full- and part-time learning options
  • Online tutor support throughout the programme
  • Assessment linked to practice
  • Accredited by the UK Higher Education Academy and the Academy of Medical Educators

Course Description

The Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Diploma (PgDip) and MSc in Medical Education form an e-Learning course offering build up of study credit via a three-stage progressive course, delivered online. The course will improve participants' understanding of educational principles and approaches and their ability to apply them in educational contexts. This course will appeal to those who wish to have a flexible approach to study at a distance and who also have access to good internet facilities.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 6750 Module (International)
  • GBP 2865 Module (EEA)

*total tuition fee

Start date October  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode Online
Educational variant Full-time
Structure Fully structured
Student interaction Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
Attendance No Attendance
Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

Course Structure

The PgCert stage of the course takes one year to complete and amounts to 60 credits. Available modules include:

  • Induction Module
  • Learning and Teaching in Clinical Education
  • Educational Media and Technologies
  • Assessing Learning
  • Peer Review of Teaching

The PgDip stage of the course takes one year to complete and amounts to 60 credits. Available modules include:

  • Evaluating Courses
  • Research Skills
  • Practical Teaching Portfolio
  • Contemporary Issues

The MSc stage of the course is the development and production of the dissertation, and amounts to 60 credits:

  • Dissertation Module

English Language Requirements

CAE score
193(Grade B)

Requirements for Medical Education (PgCert/PgDip/MSc) (E-Learning)

The course is suitable for all health professionals who have teaching, assessment and related educational responsibilities, such as teachers, trainers, educational supervisors, course co-ordinators, clinical and college tutors.

Applicants should also hold an initial degree from an approved University, or other qualification/proof of educational ability.

Work Experience for Medical Education (PgCert/PgDip/MSc) (E-Learning)

No work experience is required.

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Cardiff University, United Kingdom

United Kingdom Cardiff University’s Postgraduate Open Day 2015 will be held on Wednesday 25 November. To find out more and book a place, visit our website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/postgraduate/postgraduate-open-day. Cardiff University is recognised in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. Founded by Royal Charter in 1883, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of service and achievement.