University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Medical Education

This course aims to prepare learners for a role in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical education as teacher and trainer. Students study the sciences basic to education, behaviour and clinical enquiry; acquire an understanding of the theoretical basis of learning and teaching, and the practical application of these skills; gain knowledge and practical application of the technology required for efficient and innovative undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Entry requirements

2.1 or pass at MBBS (and other medical degrees where no classification is awarded as standard) in a relevant subject e.g. medical/nursing/dental/veterinary and other health related degrees. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: medwise (an online introduction to teaching, learning and assessment); learning theories; introduction to clinical teaching and learning; introduction to assessment in clinical education; the humanities, ethics and professionalism; dissertation. Elective modules: psychometrics of assessment: theory and practice; principles of leadership and management; fundamentals of simulation-based education in healthcare; problem based learning in medicine and health sciences; advanced teaching, learning and assessment; supervising PG trainees in the modern NHS; e-learning in clinical education.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, online tests, reflective diaries, teaching presentations and the production of an education website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMedSci Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MMedSci Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MMedSci Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MMedSci Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MMedSci Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,610 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MMedSci Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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