Masters | Postgraduate Course - Health Professions Education (distance learning) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of York

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October 2016
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Health Professions Education (distance learning) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time, MSc 2-3 years Part-time, PG Dip 1 year Full-time, PG Dip 2-3 years Part-time, PG Cert 1 year Full-time

Our postgraduate programmes are designed for a wide range of leading educators in medicine, dentistry, nursing, midwifery, radiography, physiotherapy, pharmacy or other health professions.
You will gain an expert understanding of curriculum design, delivery, assessment, feedback, leadership and research approaches to education across the health professions. This programme will enhance your professional credibility and confidence in teaching and practice.

Our part-time programmes offer a flexible ladder of progression. You can study at your own pace, progressing from Certificate to Diploma to Masters of Science (MSc). You can study part-time via blended learning to fit around your busy work commitment. Modules may also be offered as stand-alone CPD options, depending on availability.

This programme is also available to study full-time over one year.

Entry Requirements

To undertake this programme you should have the ability to teach within a health professions background. Applicants applying without first completing the Diploma in Health Professions Education, will need to have an equivalent qualification, approved by the Department.
HYMS considers applications for accreditation of prior certificated learning (APCL) or for accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) on an individual basis. While applicants may make initial enquiries to HYMS, no formal consideration will be made until an application to the programme of study has been submitted.

Applications from intercalating students are welcome

The programme is blended learning; the majority of the programme is conducted over the virtual learning environment, with eight face-to-face study days.Applicants applying without first completing the Certificate in Health Professions Education will need to have an equivalent qualification approved by the Department
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: