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Medical Education, MMedSci, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The mission of the Medical Education programme offered at the University of Nottingham

  • Develop the professional identity of individuals with a background in medicine, dentistry, nursing, midwifery, healthcare science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, dietetics, and veterinary science in each of the expert roles of a teacher
  • Create and cultivate a community of practice of medical educators that also functions as a personal and professional learning network for each other as well as an effective alumni for future students on the course

It is ideally suited to medical, dental, veterinary, nursing and pharmacy educators, including scientists contributing towards the teaching of these disciplines plus paramedical groups and allied health professions who are seeking to develop their knowledge and skills in the theory and practice of teaching and learning.

Key facts

  • This course is relevant to a wide range of backgrounds and is directly applicable to anyone involved in the provision of bio-medical and clinical education.
  • The modular format means you have the flexibility to adapt the course to suit your individual interests and circumstances.
  • A number of fees scholarships are available for University of Nottingham staff and overseas applicants (see Fees and Funding).

Careers

Most UK graduates go on to work in the NHS, while some international graduates work for non-governmental organisations, for their Ministry of Health, or in a range of academic careers.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Principles and Practice of Assessment and Feedback 
  • Principles and Practice of Curriculum Design and the Educational Environment 
  • Principles and Practice of Teaching and Learning 
  • Research and Dissertation 

Elective modules

  • Coaching, Mentoring, Supervision 
  • Learning in Complex and Uncertain Environments 
  • Problem-based Learning, Case Based Learning and Clinical Diagnostic Decision-making  
  • Professionalism, Diversity and Professional Identity Development 
  • Technology-Enhanced Education
  • Underperformance and Performance Enhancement 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Home/EU students You are advised to apply as soon as possible as places are limited and courses may become full.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3 years part-time (with the opportunity to complete in a minimum of 2 years)
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 2.1 OR pass at MBBS (and other medical degrees where no classification is awarded as standard)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18270 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    8820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Opportunities for funding may be available to overseas students through the University's International Office.

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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