PG Cert Medical Education
Academic Unit of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
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About the course
|September 2018 start||
Lead academic: Dr Trevor Austin
This course provides the opportunity for doctors with a developing interest in medical education to explore the theoretical principles underpinning medical education and consider how this relates to their practice.
The course aims to develop medical educators who are informed and understand the core principles and issues in medical education.
It is coordinated through the Academic Unit of Medical Education and delivered in collaboration with the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care.
Teaching and assessment
Seminars, workshops, practical activities and tutorial group discussions. Each module is assessed via a reflective portfolio.
You can go on to study for a PG Diploma or Masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
1 year or 2 years part-time
You will need a good first degree or masters level degree within the medical area and be able to demonstrate a keen interest in medical education.
As part of your application process you will be required to attend an Open Day. Open Days for September 2017 entry can be booked via the course webpages at www.sheffield.ac.uk/aume/postgraduate/pgcert
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you have any questions please contact the programme director (details in the Any questions? section).
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.