To join the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education participants:
Will normally be healthcare professionals who occupy or, have occupied, a position where they deliver or manage learning, training and development,
within a Healthcare environment. They will also need to hold one of the following qualifications:
An honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent
a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to an appropriate honours degree
qualifications and experience deemed to be equivalent to the above.
We also welcome applications from individuals who do not posses the above.
Qualifications but who are more mature individuals who have significant teaching, training and development experience within healthcare organisations. In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on a an evaluation of the applicant's ability to succeed on, and contribute to, the programme.
The Reflective Practitioner
Examine and reflect on your own experience, derive the appropriate theory and then develop action related to both the demands of work and the Masters programme. Understand the concept of critical reflective practice in relation to action learning and experiential/action learning.
People Development in Health Care
Develop a critical understanding of the contribution of learning and development policies, practices and strategies, particularly coaching and mentoring, in formulating and achieving sustainable development objectives at all strategic levels in Health Care.
Design and Deliver Medical Education
Focus upon the ways in which the medical teacher-practitioner may enable learning through a range of methodologies. Explore the rationale and methods by which clinical learning is assessed across a range of metrics, critically evaluating the effectiveness of these instruments.