Health Professional Education at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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 Advance HE for Fellow status.


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

The modules are delivered through a range of teaching methods including formal lectures, seminars, small group tutorials, and case-based tutorials. 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. Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on exam performance/final coursework is available on request after the publication of results. The University of Huddersfield operates an attendance monitoring system. Further details can be found in the Attendance Monitoring Policy -

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are: Teaching route * Be a health care professional, with sufficient post qualifying experience that has extended your professional knowledge, relevant to your field of practice, to at least first-degree level. * Have an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent.

English language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £660 Module
Northern Ireland £660 Module
Scotland £660 Module
Wales £660 Module
Channel Islands £660 Module
Republic of Ireland £660 Module

Additional fee information

The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £660 (Band 2) per 15 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 - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). 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 - 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