These part-time modular programmes enable health care professionals to obtain an MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Education.
Applicants may choose a combination of modules to meet their individual teaching responsibilities or professional requirements.
The modular structure and variety of learning environments provides a flexible, coherent and professionally relevant programme of preparation for all health care professionals.
Nurses, midwives and specialist community practitioners intending to teach in either a practice setting or in a college of nursing and midwifery will have a qualification which fulfils the NMC standards statement for preparation of teachers of nurses and midwives.
Advanced standing for prior qualifications and experience and credit for work based learning are integral features of the programme.
The programme is offered on a part-time basis and is modular in structure.
The core modules are:
The Research module consists of a research proposal which MEd students will normally use as the foundation for their Dissertation (60 credits)
Students may exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Education if they complete three core modules (60 credits).
These modules are:
Students may exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Education if they complete the five core modules (100 credits) and one of the optional modules (20 credits) from the programme (total - 120 credits).
Optional modules can be chosen from the either the Faculty of Health and Social Care or from the wider University curriculum.
Optional modules include Work Based Learning.
Students may exit with a MEd in Professional Education if they complete the six core modules (120 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits) from the programme (total -180 credits).
Students will be exposed to a variety of assessment methods designed to ensure that the content, outcomes and level of the modules are measured in a fair and transparent manner. Examples include assignments, seminars, presentations and portfolios.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
up to 6 Years
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
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Minimum required score (Grade C):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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