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Course summary

Designed for experienced clinical professionals (including health professionals, dentists and vets) who have responsibility for education and training, the Medical Education programme covers the principles and methods of teaching and learning and their application to healthcare. The programme provides you with the skills needed to plan and deliver successful teaching and learning sessions. The Postgraduate Certificate stage is accredited by the Higher Education Academy. Course overview Covering the key principles and methods of teaching and learning within healthcare environments, this course will provide you with the skills needed to plan and deliver successful teaching sessions. Our flexible course structure allows you to study over a three-year period, starting with the PG Certificate, then progressing to the PG Diploma and finally completing the full MMedEd.


Core modules For the full MMedEd:

  • Postgraduate Induction and Your Professional Development
  • Essentials of Clinical Education
  • Becoming an Effective Teacher
  • Assessment in Clinical Education
  • Evidence and Values in Clinical Education
  • Research Methods in Clinical Education
  • Professional Project or Dissertation
Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health Care Contexts
  • Learning Technologies in Healthcare Education
Read more about the core and optional modules on the Medical School's website.

Assessment method

Each module is assessed by a 4,000 word written assignment. The first two assignments include a reflective teaching portfolio. The Professional Project is assessed by 4,000 word project report and poster presentation.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** All candidates must have experience in teaching and be currently actively involved in teaching activities. Candidates will be educated to first degree level and normally be healthcare professionals. Applicants for research degree modules should normally possess a first degree of at least upper second class honours standard or the equivalent and/or a Masters degree or its equivalent. The requirement for a first degree may be waived in the case of post-experience modules for candidates who can demonstrate sufficient relevant work experience. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - With specific component scores of 6.5 in reading and writing. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses:
Medical Education at University of Warwick - UCAS