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Course summary

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.
Professional links and accreditation: The course is accredited by the Advanced Higher Education with Fellowship (FHEA) status.

Modules

Core modules: Learning and Teaching: Theories Processes and Strategies in HPE Assessment in Health Professional Education Practice of Health Professional Education (Teaching Practice)

Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Higher Education Academy

Entry requirements

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

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £660 (Band 2) per 15 credit module and £1,320 (Band 2) per 30 credit module. Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance page (https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/). If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/). Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Health Professional Education at University of Huddersfield - UCAS