University of Chester

University of Chester

Professional Education

This is a programme of teacher preparation for health and social care professionals; the overarching aim of the programme is to produce a competent, independent educator capable of promoting the development and delivery of professional education across a variety of settings within an inter-professional and inter-agency context; nurses, midwives and health visitors who successfully complete the programme can gain an approved teacher entry on the professional register of nurses, midwives and health visitors.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree; candidates without a first degree but with exceptional, high level professional responsibility, experience and motivation will be admitted directly to Master's level study on the provision of evidence demonstrating their capability to study at this level. Candidates must have contemporary experience and access to learners in the practice or academic setting.

Course modules

Modules include: Learning and assessment in professional education' assessment and evaluation of learning; professional education (theory and practice); leadership development and change; curriculum design and development; research; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through coursework, written assignments, portfolios, seminar presentations and reflective accounts.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 3,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

Key information

Health and Social Care Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000