The Health Professions Postgraduate Certificate in Education will help you build on your experience, knowledge, and teaching skills and take your career to the next level. You will develop confidence in delivering learning using various methods and promote learning and teaching in your clinical setting. The course is ideally suited to those who have a substantial teaching workload as part of their role, such as a practice educator.
For available funding opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be taught via a mixture of lectures, group-based seminars, and interactive workshop activities. The course includes applied educational theory, with practical skill development in a range of teaching methods such as inter-professional learning and clinical simulation.
You will be assessed via multiple methods which reflect the underpinning principles of universal design for learning, including essay format, a spoken individual presentation (viva), a written module document and verbal defence.
The course is taught on a part-time basis, every Monday from 9.30am-3.30pm.
Explore academic practice and gain an overview of learning theories relating to clinical education. Explore practical classroom teaching and learning approaches including the use of specific methods such as problem-based learning, small group and one-to-one teaching, and the use of role modelling in professional education, while also covering a range of pedagogical approaches. Identify both why you are taking an approach, as well as having the ability to implement, adapt and evaluate contemporary approaches to health professions education.
Gain an insight into the theory behind the utilisation of signature pedagogies and approaches to learning and teaching such as problem, case or team-based learning, and develop skills and confidence in delivering learning using these methods.
Systems of student support including mentoring, coaching and supervision feature in this module, and participants will be encouraged to explore the use of different systems in different contexts to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Explore in detail the range of assessments used in the clinical setting including the use of OSCE and other variants, the assessment of skills and competence.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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You are expected to have a substantial teaching workload which should equate to more than 100 hours of direct student contact each year. You must undertake a full range of academic practice in line with the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) in order to complete the course.
We require applicants to be registered healthcare professionals in a role where you are responsible for the learning of other employees in your organisation.
The tuition fee for this course is tbc.
The employer usually meets these costs – we advise you to speak to your workforce development lead before applying.
We also accept self-funded applicants and encourage anyone wishing to explore their options to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This information was correct at the time of publication.