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Two formal qualifications are offered by the Centre:

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science Education

This programme is open to any person who has a four year degree in one of the health science professions and who has at least two years teaching experience.

The diploma consists of four modules:

  • Theories of teaching and learning
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Assessment in the health sciences
  • Curriculum design in the health sciences

The diploma can be done on a full time or part time basis.

Delivery of the diploma is through a block release system – there is a compulsory contact week  at the beginning of each module. Prior to the contact week a reading list is provided.

Masters in Health Science Education

This is a course work Masters and will be offered from the beginning of 2017. It consists of the following modules:

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning in the health sciences
  • Curriculum Philosophy and design in the health sciences 
  • Theory and practice of assessment in the health sciences
  • Qualitative Research development - pt 1
  • Quantitative Research development - pt 1
  • Evidence-informed decision making
  • Research project – part 2
  • Educational strategies for the clinical sciences