Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Medical Education

The course aims to enhance students' skills in the facilitation of the learning of others within your own workplace setting. Completion of the Postgraduate Certificate stage provides the opportunity for accreditation as Associate Fellow with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a professional health or social care qualification, such as medicine, nursing, social work, complimentary therapies, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or podiatry, is required. It is advisable that you are actively involved in teaching in some capacity i.e. students, colleagues or patients, as the modules are based around your own experiences of teaching in the workplace, although it is not a requirement for you to hold a formal teaching position. Competence in the English language is essential. Applicants for whom English is not the 1st language must be able to demonstrate their competence, at an IELTS level of 7 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to educational theory; approaches to teaching and learning in healthcare; assessment and appraisal in healthcare education; observation and reflection on healthcare teaching.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands
Distance Learning

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