12 months
21950 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Medical Education programme is located within the Centre for Medical Education (C4ME) at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University.


Bringing together experienced doctors, nurses, psychologists, social scientists and educationalists, we ensure that the work of the school is based on strong pedagogical research foundations. The Medical Education programme at Cardiff University is particularly suitable for those who have already completed a Postgraduate course in Medical Education (or equivalent), this is an excellent pathway to progress towards establishing a research portfolio in medical education.

Distinctive features

The Centre for Medical Education has a significant educational research profile. Academics and research staff from a variety of backgrounds contribute to our cross-disciplinary and wide-ranging educational research activities.

Programme Structure

Research areas
  • Assessment in medical education
  • Clinical communication
  • E-learning in medical education
  • Equality and diversity in medical education
  • Simulation and Human Machine Interaction in Medical Education.
  • Interprofessional education
  • Peer-assisted learning
  • Professional identity
  • Selection in medicine
  • Medical revalidation
  • Transitions in medical careers
  • Work-based learning
  • Evaluation in Medical 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
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree, master's degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • In some cases, a medical degree and/or relevant professional qualifications or experience are required.
  • IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all subskills, or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 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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