• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
The Online Health-Professions Education course from University of Glasgow is run by one of the largest, most prestigious medical schools in Europe - the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing. Studying here will mean that you’re on the pulse of contemporary medical thinking and high-quality research.

About

To keep pace with technology, personalised care and ever-shifting policies and budgets, today’s health professionals are on a journey of lifelong learning. 

The Online Health-Professions Education programme from University of Glasgow was designed for those who identify themselves as practitioners and would like to apply educational theory and an evidence base to their specific health professions. 

Bring fresh thinking to health education

The Online Health-Professions Education programme from University of Glasgow was designed for those who identify themselves as practitioners and would like to apply educational theory and an evidence base to their specific health professions. 

You will be directly involved in shaping medical perspectives and driving the health industry forwards. Our research currently informs the strategies of NHS Education Scotland and other regulatory bodies and helps us to turn discoveries into beneficial clinical practices. You will be taught with a focus on practical, active learning and the University of Glasgow will help you develop the flexibility needed to lead key health professions.

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes video, audio, live seminars and discussions – whatever helps you to learn and achieve your career goals. 

What’s more, the programme can be tailored to meet your specific requirement; whether you want to study an MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert, or choose your duration of study between 1 and 6 years. A member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, the University of Glasgow’s also offers two research routes in your second year. At the University of Glasgow you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

Programme Structure

Choose your own path

Our online Health Professions Education programme offers you the flexibility to take one of two research routes in the second year, tailored to your career goals (including a non-research option). The research programme is appropriate for those who are interested in learning about the design, conduct and governance of education research. Both channels provide plenty of opportunities to put theory into practice, alongside your peers and lecturers. It’s this collaborative, practical approach that enhances your learning and allows you to excel in the industry going forwards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Other options are available. 
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Possess a degree from a recognised institution in medical, dental, nursing, or from another appropriate health profession. Applications will also be considered from individuals with other relevant degree qualifications, who are, or aspire to be, employed in the education of health professionals. Applicants should ideally work in a health professions environment 

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!

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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