Education for Healthcare Professionals at Ulster University - UCAS

Ulster University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Education for Healthcare Professionals (Taught)

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Course summary

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who facilitate learning or teach in their practice. It will be attractive to healthcare professionals who can see the role that learning and teaching plays in their everyday practice and wish to equip themselves with the skills to participate in learning and teaching with peers, colleagues, students and service users. The course is primarily facilitated through practice learning supported by university sessions. You will be introduced to the principles that underpin learning and teaching and the rationale behind decisions made about specific teaching practices or delivery. Building on this knowledge, you will then explore a variety of techniques used in practice such as small group teaching, facilitation, patient education and skills teaching. Having completed the PGCert students will have the opportunity to exit or proceed to a higher linked course to continue their studies.


Principles of Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Healthcare Practice, Enhancing Learning and Teaching in the Practice Setting

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a degree or equivalent in a healthcare related subject or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. English Language Requirements English language requirements for international applicants The University has a standard English language entry requirement of IELTS 6.0 with the added provision that no individual band score (in the four bands of reading, listening, speaking and writing) be below 5.5.

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Education for Healthcare Professionals at Ulster University - UCAS