University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Medical Education

This course provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals with a developing interest in medical education to explore the theoretical principles underpinning medical education and consider how this relates to their practice. The course aims to develop medical educators who are informed and understand the core principles and issues in medical education. It is coordinated through the Academic Unit of Medical Education and delivered in collaboration with the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care. You can go on to study for a PG Diploma or Masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: You will need a good first degree or masters level degree within the medical area and be able to demonstrate a keen interest in medical education. As part of your application process you'll be required to have visited our Virtual Open Day. Here you'll find all the information you require to help you make your application. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed via a reflective portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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