University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Medical Education

This course provides the opportunity for doctors 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.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree with the medical sector and a keen interest in medical education. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: The Principles of Learning; Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting; Curriculum Design, Implementation and Monitoring; Assessing the Learner

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed via a reflective portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5341