Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Education for Health Professionals

60 months
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Do you want to inspire and nurture new talent within the healthcare sector? If you’re a qualified healthcare professional, the PGDip Education for Health Professionals at the University of Surrey will provide you with the skills you need to become a competent and proactive educator. 


Why choose this course

Building on the success of the PGDip Education for Health Professionals at the University of Surrey, this course enables you to continue your personal and professional development while enhancing your existing capabilities as an instructor.

Catering for the sector’s need for high quality education of professionals, we’ve designed this course to be suitable for those coming from a variety of relevant professions, including those from a social care background.

What you will study

Modern healthcare is fast-paced and demands effective training to ensure sector staff are prepared for every eventuality. We will encourage you to develop and hone your analytical and critical thinking skills, so you can enhance your teaching as well as your own professional practice.

The School of Health Sciences provides an environment where you can focus your learning to reflect the diverse needs of the healthcare sector. Within the course you can share learning with students from other areas such as advanced clinical practice. You will also be encouraged to embrace and pass on the core values of modern healthcare, such as compassion, good communication and the ability to be a team player in the face of challenging circumstances.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Art of Learning and Teaching
  • Supporting Education in Practice
  • Framing Learning Through the Curriculum
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Strategic Leadership for Healthcare
  • Implementing Change in Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. 
  • You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply. 

Tuition Fee

To be confirmed

Living costs for Guildford

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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