About the course
Online MSc Health Professions Education
Designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to more influential teaching, management or research-based roles in health professions education, our online Health Professions Education postgraduate programme provides an excellent foundation to take the next step in your career. Run by the prestigious School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, studying online here means you’re on the pulse of contemporary educational thinking. This online MSc equips you with a skillset which develops both your confidence and competence in the health professions education field.
Bring fresh thinking to health education
Designed for those who identify themselves as practitioners and would like to apply educational theory and an evidence base to their specific health professions. You will be directly involved in shaping medical perspectives and driving the health industry forwards. Ranked 1st for medicine, dentistry and nursing (Complete University Guide 2021), the Health Professions Education MSc will be taught with a focus on practical, active and applicable learning.
Choose your own path
Our 100% online programme encourages you to debate principles behind learning and teaching and the nature of knowledge and evidence, evaluate and apply appropriate theories, practices, assessment strategies and curriculum models, whilst also appraising the impact of technology-enhanced learning and teaching on education.
You will also gain the flexibility to take one of two research routes, tailored to your career goals. There’s a research-oriented option for those interested in learning about the design, conduct and governance of education research. For practitioners keen to apply educational theory and evidence to specific contexts, we offer an alternative route, with optional courses including curriculum management, design and evaluation.
100% online, interactive learning
Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes videos, audio, online presentations and discussions – resources dedicated to helping you to learn and achieve your career goals. At the University of Glasgow you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.
World changers welcome: join us and make your mark