Medical Education (General Practitioners) PGCert
School of Medicine
Become a better medical educator in general practice, whether you're new to teaching or wanting to further your skills and knowledge in your educational role
24 months max
This specialist certificate in medical education is designed by general practitioners, for general practitioners, and is endorsed by the Royal College of General Practitioners. It will help you analyse everyday teaching and learning opportunities, and will enhance your knowledge and skills.
Medical education is at the core of healthcare provision the world over. Ensuring the future workforce is prepared to meet the challenges of modern healthcare means we need experts in medical education to help shape practice.
At the Centre for Medical Education, founded over 40 years ago by Professor Ronald Harden, we enable medical educators to reach their goals, and ensure they're prepared to train the workforce of the future.
Our wide-ranging curriculum fits around you and your working life, whether you're new to teaching and training, or wish to advance existing skills and knowledge.
You'll start with two core modules - Teaching & Learning in Medical Education and Principles of Assessment in Medical Education. These will give you a strong overview of the core concepts of medical education.
You'll then complete a specialist module that will help you critically evaluate teaching within a primary care setting while developing, delivering and reflecting on your own teaching and assessment of students.
Following this certificate, you could progress on to our PGDip or Masters courses to further your learning.
Contact our Medical Education enquiry team
+44 (0)1382 381775