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Education for Health Professionals

University of Birmingham

Master On Campus
36 months
Duration
4140 GBP/year
4140 GBP/year
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About

The Education for Health Professionals programme offered at the University of Birmingham is designed for health professionals involved in teaching at all levels, the PGCert allows you to develop your knowledge of theory and practice in teaching and learning.

Overview

This suite of three year-long part-time programmes is for all health professionals involved in the education and training of undergraduates and postgraduates.

Each year is self-contained and a qualification is obtained after each year: Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PG Cert) in year one, Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in year two; and, Masters (MEd) in year three.

Careers

Students of the Education for Health Professionals programme offered at the University of Birmingham are usually already employed in the NHS or other health organisations such as universities and the military. The PG Certificate is HEA accredited, so on successful completion of the course, students are able to apply for professional recognition as Fellows of the Higher Education Academy subject to fulfilling some additional HEA requirements that are explained in the programme handbook. Currently the HEA are is charging for this widely recognised teaching qualification: see http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/professional-recognition. The Diploma and Masters are research-based so suitable for those who would like to develop an academic component to their work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals
  • Assessment for Health Professionals
  •  Developing and Sustaining a Curriculum for Health Professionals
  •  Reviewing Education for Health Professionals 
  • Researching Education for Health Professionals 
  •  Project in Education for Health Professionals

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
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).
6.5
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Delivered

On Campus

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.
First Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need a first degree or equivalent professional qualification and proficient English. One satisfactory academic reference is required for all applicants except Education Fellows applying for 168A who do not need to provide a reference. 

  • Those who apply are normally employed in the health service or otherwise involved with the training of health professionals. To undertake the Diploma, satisfactory completion of the Certificate or an equivalent course is required. Similarly, entry onto the Masters requires completion of the Diploma or equivalent. Please contact us if you think you may have equivalent qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4140 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4140 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Home/EU/Overseas:

  • PGCert £4,140 (Multi-professional)
  •  PGCert £4,140 (Education Fellows only)
  • PGDip £4,140
  • MEd £4,140

Funding

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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