Course Overview

This programme has been developed jointly by Lancaster Medical School and the Centre for Education, Training and Development (CETAD) – both are divisions within the Faculty of Health and Medicine.  It is designed to meet the GMC's strategy that all those involved in the development and education of doctors should be competent in the principles and practices of medical education.
Whether you directly teach undergraduate student doctors or supervise specialist trainees, this programme will help you to:

  • develop and consolidate your knowledge and understanding of core principles of medical education 
  • enhance your skills as a medical educator 
  • evidence your competence in line with the Academy of Medical Educator’s learning domains

The programme begins with two core modules:

  • Introduction to Medical Education
  • Learning Contract and Personal Development Planning

with a further four 10 credit modules (or alternatively a subject specific APL claim):

  • Developing as an Independent Learner
  • Designing Effective Medical Teaching and Learning Sessions
  • Clinical Teaching Techniques
  • Assessment, Feedback and Evaluation