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

Cardiff University
The course aims to offer 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

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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
  • 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

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee

Part-Time:

EEA

  • PgCert (Stage 1): £3,000
  • PgDip (Stage 2): £3,000
  • MSc (Stage 3): £3,000

International:

  • PgCert (Stage 1): £5,625
  • PgDip (Stage 2): £5,625
  • MSc (Stage 3): £5,625
Not specified
Duration full-time 12 months
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

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

Take IELTS test

Requirements

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

No work experience is required.

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