Masters | Postgraduate Course - Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of Bristol

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Course Fees
Fees are set on a per-unit basis for this programme. Fees for 2019/20 are as follows: UK/EU: £1,180 per 20-credit, £3,540 60-credit dissertation fee. Overseas: £3,280 per 20-credit unit, £9,840 60-credit dissertation fee
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Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

PgDip/PgCert: 1-3 years (part-time); MSc: further 1-2 years part-time

This programme will help health professionals develop their teaching skills, with a modular unit structure that works towards a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or MSc. The programme emphasises practical application of educational methods and theory and the development of reflective, evidence-based practice.

There is a positive, student-centred approach to teaching and learning. Interactive, small-group teaching and the flexible, friendly support received by learners are among the many strengths of the programme, as well as the networking and contacts enjoyed by students in their future careers.

Module details

There are three core units for the postgraduate certificate plus a choice of further optional units for the diploma. To qualify for the MSc, you will need to submit a 15,000-word dissertation/thesis.

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our:

Entry Requirements

Relevant first degree (or international equivalent) from a recognised institution with good final grades; or a relevant professional qualification with at least three years' full-time (or equivalent part-time) professional experience. Must have a teaching remit within current job description.

Student Destinations

A qualification in medical education prepares you for roles educating the public in the UK or abroad, and supporting students in the health professions or those in training grades.

Many educators in the health professions have had a clinical career or continue to balance a clinical and academic/teaching career as clinical academics. Others are practitioners who use their qualification to enhance their personal practice as educators, or to take leading roles in education and training in postgraduate and undergraduate settings.