Learning and Teaching
You will be introduced to the key principles of learning and teaching within a health profession environment. You will enhance your skills as an effective clinical teacher, equipping you with innovative teaching skills and providing you with a strong grounding in educational theory.
Contemporary Issues in Health Professions Education
This module will provide you with a theoretical awareness of contemporary issues, from the latest educational theory and the context of teaching through to factors influencing curriculum design and delivery.
Assessment and Feedback
You will be provided with a good understanding of the theory underpinning effective assessment and feedback. You will consider a diverse range of assessment, the principles of providing good feedback and the contemporary theory underpinning assessment and feedback.
Professional and Reflective Practice
During this module you will develop the tools and framework to reflect critically on your practice as a health professions educator. You will reflect on professional conduct as a critical part of professional practice and familiarise yourself with behavioural measures of these subjective constructs. Learner, peer and self-evaluation feedback will be used to enhance your own teaching practice.
Research Approaches in Health Professions Education
In this module you will be introduced to the philosophies, methodologies and methods common within health professions education research. You will gain an understanding of research design and be supported in the development of a research question and proposal.
Leadership in Health Professions Education
You will be empowered to explore theories and models of leadership and management in the context of health professions education. You will reflect on institutional and personal leadership approaches and explore a specific area of leadership relating to your own educational context.
Major Research Project
During the year you will complete a major research project (dissertation); You will be encouraged to choose a topic that is relevant to your own practice or developing interests.