The Principles of Assessment in Medical Education module (CM50137)

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This module aims to give students an understanding of the principles of assessment including self and peer assessment. It should provide students with the basic knowledge and skills to draw up an assessment blueprint; and provide students with an understanding of standard setting techniques. 

By the end of this module, students should be able to: 

  • Critically evaluate assessment methods 
  • Design self-assessment/peer assessment exercises 
  • Demonstrate standard setting techniques 
  • Critically evaluate feedback scenarios 


This module is available on following courses: