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Postgraduate Programmes

The Post Graduate Medical Education unit (PGME) offers a range of programmes for healthcare professionals seeking to increase their specialist knowledge and advance their careers in health professions education. Our Master’s programme has been designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of some of the issues around leadership, research, assessment and primary care education.

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PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education

This highly successful  flexible Master’s programme from UCL Medical School is designed to equip clinicians from all professional backgrounds to deliver the highest standards of education.  The flexible, modular design has specialist pathway options all of which can be studied through fully online modalities and/or blended learning.

The programme includes a wide choice of health professions education modules, including popular modules on educational fundamentals, such as teaching & learning and assessment, as well as innovative modules on topics as diverse as clinical simulation, quality improvement, leadership and ethics & law. There is also the opportunity to study a range of modules from the world-leading UCL Institute of Education.

The programme also emphasises transferable skills, and thus enables participants to cultivate their research and analytical capabilities in order to:

develop their practice as educational supervisors and mentors develop their skills and practice as teachers critically analyse theory, policy and practice in health professions education conduct research in health professions education.  

 

To view further information please visit the MSc Health Professions Education webpage.

Awards available

PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education

PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Primary Care)

PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Leadership)

PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Research)

PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Assessment) – coming soon!

Fees 2020-21

Fees for the MSc Health Professions Education are collected centrally by UCL and you will be invoiced upon commencing your studies for any modules you select in an academic year.  You are then able to pay via three instalments per year (see UCL Fees website for further information).

UK/EU: £8,990 (Full-Time)

Overseas: £19,520 (Full-Time)

 

Fees 2021-22

Fees for the MSc Health Professions Education are collected centrally by UCL and you will be invoiced upon commencing your studies for any modules you select in an academic year.  You are then able to pay via three instalments per year (see UCL Fees website for further information).

UK/EU: £10,500 (Full-Time)

Overseas: £21,600 (Full-Time)


Modular/flexible students (non-full-time) will be invoiced on a pro-rata basis over their duration of study

Applications

Applications for January 2021:

Opening date 17th August 2020

Closing date 13th November 2020

 

Applications for September 2021:

Opening date 9th November 2020

Closing date 30th July 2021

 

Bursary for January Starters

We are pleased to announce a limited number of bursaries are available for full time online MSc international students (January 2021 starters).  PGME recognises that studying for the MSc HPE is a significant financial commitment for international students. We are therefore offering bursaries to ensure that eligible  international students who would have considered coming to the UK to study still have the opportunity to purse the MSc online full time.

Eligibility criteria:

PGME bursaries are available to international applicants only who hold an unconditional offer for the MSc Health Professions Education full time online programme commencing January 2021. The bursary will cover 30% of the fees for one academic year only.  Please contact uclms.postgraduate@ucl.ac.uk for further information.

 

Please note:

  • You can only apply for the full MSc however if you would like to study a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma you can choose to exit with these interim awards once you have achieved the required credits.
  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis - therefore the sooner you apply the sooner you will receive a decision on your application.

Click here to apply for PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education

Click here to apply for PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Primary Care)

Click here to apply for PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Leadership)

Click here to apply for PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education (Research)

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Short Course Programme

The modules on the PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education are also available to be studied on a standalone basis, as either credit-bearing or non-credit-bearing (CPD without assessment).  

Short Course students are given the opportunity to transfer onto the PG Cert/Dip/MSc Health Professions Education at a later date.  This programme also enables prospective students to apply at additional points in the academic year rather than the standard September/January of each year. 

Fees 2020-21

Short Course/CPD module fees are collected at departmental level by UCL Medical School and are payable via the UCL Online Store (credit/debit card).

15 credits: UK £750.00, Overseas £1,626.67

30 credits: UK £1,500, Overseas £3,253.33

Non-credit-bearing: £350.00

Please note we are unable to offer any discounts on fees.

Applications

To apply for our short course programme, please use the following application form:

 

Application Deadlines 2020-21

BlockModule Start DateApplication Deadline
1Mon 5th Oct 20Mon 7th Sept 20
2Mon 11th Jan 21Mon 16th Nov 20
3Mon 8th Mar 21Mon 20th Jan 21
4Mon 17th May 21Mon 29th Mar 21

 

Joint UCLMS-RCP Cert/Dip/MSc in Medical Education

In addition to our PG Cert/Dip/MSc in Health Professions Education we also deliver a M level programme in Medical Education in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians London.

Please visit the RCP education website for more information.

MSc Healthcare Professions Education Brochure

Contact Us

For further information on any of our programmes please contact us via uclms.postgraduate@ucl.ac.uk

Module Library 2020/21