The University of Huddersfield

Health Professional Education

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Rank: 53 (The Complete University Guide)

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Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/21

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £17000

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This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals wishing to gain a recognised teaching qualification. This interdisciplinary course explores teaching and learning theory and practice within a national and international context. This will enable you to develop your knowledge, skills and abilities related to evidence based learning, teaching and assessment and apply them within a range of academic and health professional settings.

  • There are opportunities to develop and enhance integration of scholarship, research and professional activities in relation to teaching and supporting learning through your demonstration of teaching hours.
  • Through continuing professional development processes, you will be supported to reflect on and continue to develop your current and ongoing knowledge, skills and competence as an educator. It also provides a medium for recording your progress, creating an effective professional portfolio and may be used to update your personal portfolio linked to professional body requirements. As well as helping you to achieve your individual career aspirations whilst ensuring quality provision for learners under your supervision.
  • You will be taught by a team of passionate academics who have a wealth of skills, expertise and professional credibility. Keynote speakers will also contribute to the course in order to enhance your learning.
  • You will be a taught in a stimulating and supportive learning environment that draws on expert knowledge, research and applied practice.
Professional links and accreditation: The course is accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) for Fellow status. For those registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) the course is an approved course leading to eligibility for recording of a teaching qualification.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * You must be a Health or Social Care Practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have at least 3 years post-registration employment. * You must have a degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent professional qualification in any subject. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University's entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages -

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element lower than 5.5)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Huddersfield.

Professional bodies

  • Higher Education Academy

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International students

There are plenty of resources available to assist international students in their transition to life in Huddersfield. This ranges from pre-arrival advice including information specific to each country to arrival advice such as finding accommodation. Support also includes information about visas and immigration as well as financial advice and cultural tips to adapting to life in the UK. There are also plenty of societies that may be of interest including a number of special international ones that allows people from certain areas of the world to get together and meet new friends. There are also special international events including the Spring Festival, Diwali and Bonfire Night celebrations. The students union is available for student representation and support and is based in the new Student Central building. There are a host of sports clubs, societies, volunteering opportunities, student media and event organisation to get involved with. The union also runs an Advice Centre to help students with various matters ranging from health and wellbeing to study assistance and financial advice. Sports clubs range from traditional British sports such as badminton, football and rugby to newer ones such as American Football, basketball and even cheerleading. There are individual sports within teams such as various athletics disciplines as well as fitness activities and activities such as fencing, cycling and even go karting. The clubs and societies cover all types of interests, cultural groups and volunteering projects such as animal and human rights society to the circus society and the engineering society. There is also the facility for students to start their own club or society if they find a niche that their interest can fill. There are also volunteering projects such as working in the community and victim support.

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