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Medical Education

Swansea University

12 months
16250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Are you a busy working healthcare professional or academic who has an interest in the teaching of medical and other healthcare professionals? The Medical Education degree from Swansea University could give you the skills you need to enhance your career prospects.

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The multidisciplinary Medical Education degree from Swansea University offers a flexible blended learning approach of distance learning with residential workshops to suit busy working professionals. You will study the science of learning and the evidence base for educational practice; it links educational theory and evidence to the practice of education in healthcare in a variety of settings and roles.

The programme is professionally focused, and applied to education within different contexts, such as classroom, clinic and community.

You will explore the key challenges, contemporary issues and the latest research in medical and health professions education, and help you develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development, teaching, learning, assessment, and conducting educational research into yours and others educational practice.


We have carefully designed the course to ensure that each qualification addresses different competencies that may attract diverse audiences or learners at different stages of their career. We aim to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Medical Education, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment Medical Education
  • Evidence Based Education
  • Innovations and Trends in Medical Education
  • Curriculum Development in Medical Education
  • Research project in Medical Education 
  • Research Methods in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent
  • Applications welcome from UK/EU and Overseas
  • CV and personal statement to demonstrate intent for current and future teaching, training, educating, research, management or leadership in
  • Medical Education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK students: £ 4,650
  • International students: £ 8,150

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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