This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals wishing to gain a recognised teaching qualification. It explores teaching and learning theory and practice within a national and international context. This will enable you to develop your knowledge, skills and abilities related to evidence-based learning and teaching and assessment, which you will be able to apply within a range of academic and health professional settings.
- There are opportunities to develop and enhance integration of scholarship, research and professional activities in relation to teaching and supporting learning through your demonstration of teaching hours.
- You will be taught by a team of passionate academics who have a wealth of skills, expertise and professional credibility. Keynote speakers will also contribute to the course to enhance your learning.
- You will be a taught in a stimulating and supportive learning environment that draws on expert knowledge, research and applied practice.
- Through continuing professional development processes, you will be supported to reflect on and continue to develop your current and ongoing knowledge, skills and competence as an educator. It also provides a medium for recording your progress, creating an effective professional portfolio and may be used to update your personal portfolio linked to professional body requirements. As well as helping you to achieve your individual career aspirations whilst ensuring quality provision for learners under your supervision.
Core modules: Learning and Teaching: Theories Processes and Strategies in HPE Assessment in Health Professional Education Practice of Health Professional Education (Teaching Practice)
Assessment involves a variety of formative and summative methods including micro teaching, learning contracts, E-portfolio, presentations and written assignments. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Higher Education Academy
Teaching route * Be a health or social care practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). * Have an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. Practice teaching route * Be a healthcare practitioner, registered with a professional body such as HCPC or NMC and an experienced clinician working in a role where they are able to provide practice education. * You must also hold an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent. Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SQPHN) and Specialist Practice Qualification (SPQ) applicants must: * Hold the appropriate community nursing qualification and have a minimum of 2 years relevant practice experience (NMC 2008 requirement). * Negotiate access to a Practice Teacher with ‘sign off' status in order to provide supervision in relation to their Practice Teacher role and to supervise the final ‘sign-off' of the SCPHN/SPQ student at the end of their final placement.
English language requirements
Fees and funding
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