Medical Education

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Master Online
12 months
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


This largely online, part-time Medical Education programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) can be studied at your own pace, ensuring success alongside your own professional practise. 


Suitable for doctors and other healthcare professionals who are responsible for teaching, assessing and supporting students and trainees, both in educational institutions and in the workplace, who wish to enhance their confidence and skills in medical education.

Studying alongside peers within the healthcare sector who also have an educational role, you will explore ways of developing and delivering effective medical education, addressing challenges and investigating different approaches.


As a student on this  Medical Education programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), you will have access to all University facilities.

A variety of assessment methods will be used. Much of the assessment will be closely linked to your own practice. Assessment strategies can include online presentations, written exercises and the designing of materials that you have created specifically for your own context. All assignments can be submitted online in order to maximise flexibility.

The learning environment utilises a range of technologies from video and audio to interactive exercises that check your understanding. Communication will be both asynchronous and synchronous and you will have the opportunity to collaborate both with your fellow students and with course tutors.


accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Professionalism in Healthcare Settings 
  • Assessment design and delivery
  • Assessment in Healthcare Settings 
  • Educational Theory to Educational Practice
  • Evidence-Based Medical Education
  • Coaching and Mentoring in Medical Education 
  • Curriculum Design
  • Work Based Learning 
  • Professional Development through CPD (Medical Education) 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


  • Regular mandatory meetings

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold 2:2 medical or dental degree (e.g. MB ChB, MB BS, B.D.S), or degree-level qualification within another healthcare discipline (eg. MSc Physiotherapy; MSc Sports Science etc.)
  • Be actively engaged in medical, dental or healthcare practice
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time: £1,000 per 20 credit module (UK/EU)


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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