University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Medical Education

The Master's programme in medical education aims to serve as a vehicle through which students can pursue a �journey� during which they can develop, explore and enhance their teaching through acquisition of a range of skills and application of knowledge; the interconnecting modules start with teaching methods, assessment and appraisal and in the 2nd year broadens to consider developing learning in heathcare, professionalism and education research methods; students have the opportunity to study alongside educationalists from a variety of professional backgrounds; in the final year the student completes a final year triple module which is the Master's dissertation.

Entry requirements

Must hold medical or dental degree (e.g. MB ChB, MB BS, B.D.S); must also be actively engaged in medical or dental practice and have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS level 6.5 or equivalent).

Course modules

Core modules: Facilitating learning in healthcare practice; teaching methods; assessment in medical education or appraiser development for general dental and general medical practitioners; understanding and developing learning in healthcare; the critical professional; research methodologies and methods or designing and planning your research project; Master's dissertation (triple module).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written work, presentations, simulations, and critical reviews.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,520 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

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