University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Medical Education

This is a flexible course and is designed for those with an interest in education in the context of medicine and/or health. The programme is suitable for: hospital doctors; GPs; dentists; nurses; midwives; allied health professionals working in the NHS; deans of higher education and other independent sector workers.

Entry requirements

A degree (or equivalent qualification or experience) in medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health professions or social care; or those wishing to develop their knowledge of education, training and leadership in the context of medicine, health or social care; evidence of teaching or training abilities; pre-course meeting to discuss mutual requirements; basic ICT skills with access to off campus word processing and internet facilities (broadband desirable); a suitable high standard of English is required; APL routes are potentially available.

Course modules

Medical education in practice; dental education in practice; simulation in practice; education policy and leadership; contemporary educational perspectives; workplace-based learning; promoting professionalism; curriculum in practice; professional development; faculty development; evidence-based; medical education; medical education project.

Assessment methods

Assignments and a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stoke Mandeville Hospital Aylesbury HP21 8AL South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
08448 482234