University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Health Studies (Health Professional Education Teaching)

The course is designed for health professionals wishing to pursue a career in teaching within professional practice and/or education settings. This has an interdisciplinary context which will enable students to develop their knowledge and abilities related to learning, teaching and assessment with a range of health professionals.

Entry requirements

Health or social care practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 3 years post-registration employment. Honours degree or equivalent. Students educated outside the UK are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than a 6.0 in any single component.

Course modules

Modules include: learning and teaching: theories processes and strategies in health professional education; assessment in health professional education; practice of health professional education (teaching practice); critical appraisal of research literature; research project preparation; project (health related). optional modules: self development 1; self development 2; teaching and learning using simulation; utilising problem based learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment involves a variety of methods including action plans, teaching practice/presentations, portfolios, reflections and written essays.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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