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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2884 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
find out

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About Medical Education at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton

The Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education is a vocationally focused programme intended to prepare hospital-based doctors (at SHO, Registrar, Specialist Registrar and Consultant level), GPs, Senior Clinical Grades and related health professionals, to become medical educators in the workplace and to improve existing skills and knowledge.

The Postgraduate Certificate Medical Education course explores the nature of teaching and learning in the clinical environment. It focuses upon the ways in which the medical teacher-practitioner may enable learning through a range of methodologies. It also explores the rationale and methods by which clinical learning is assessed across a range of metrics as well as critically evaluating the effectiveness of these instruments.

Upon completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, you will have achieved an understanding of how people learn and a range of teaching and learning methodologies. You will have studied how training needs are identified, how learning is assessed and how training interventions may be evaluated. Additionally you will have learned how to improve performance through reflective practice. This will be achieved via a range of teaching and learning methods, delivered within a contextually relevant and academically challenging programme of study.

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  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 2884 per yearInternational course fees find out

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