18 months
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About this course

Taught jointly by lecturers from the School of Education and the School of Health and Wellbeing the course forms the first part of a formal qualification for experienced nurses and health visitors who want to teach in their area of practice

Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice, stage 4: Teacher (NMC 2008).

The course involves assessment of learning needs, planning educational programmes, and teaching and assessing students

Designed to assist busy practitioners to fit their studies around a working routine, it is primarily run one-day-per-week and is suitable for professionals who have a high involvement in the practice area

There are opportunities for further study following successful completion of this award - the programme leads to the MA/PGDip in Education/Practice Educator award, or to an MSc in Professional Studies in Health Care

These courses are committed to developing the individual teacher by enhancing their critical analytical skills in order for them to be able to synergise the demands of practice development, current research, educational theory and professional requirements, and utilise their findings in managing and leading learning and teaching requirements within the practice and academic environments. The course meets the requirements of the

Entry Requirements

You must hold a professionally-recognised qualification in health, as well as a degree with Honours, normally at minimum 2:2, in an appropriate professional or health-related area

This course is extremely popular. Managers applying on behalf of candidates need to do so from early February, to ensure that potential students are guaranteed a place