Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Medical Education

This course allows medical educators to enhance their educational practice, skills and knowledge. Students gain expertise in effective medical education in the context of their practice. They will also develop a scholarly approach through evaluating established practice and educational initiatives. The course is flexible and practice-based. It will suit health professionals and those involved or interested in medical education.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline. Applicants applying for the PGDip must have completed the PGCert in medical or clinical education. Applicants applying for the part-time MMedEd must have completed the PGDip in medical or clinical education. If appyling for part time study applicants must be working in a role that involves medical education for the duration of the course. Applicants who are intercalating medical students and are applying for the MMedEd must have: completed 3rd or 4th undergraduate year; passed all assignments on 1st attempt. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in all sub-skills).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMEd Part-time - 12 months
MMEd Full-time - 12 months
PgCert Part-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 12 months

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School of Medical Education
Telephone number: 
0191 208 4522