Postgraduate courses

PGCert in Medical Education

Take your knowledge and skills in teaching to the next level through the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. Run by experienced medical educators in the Department of Medical Education, it is a year-long course delivered over three modules through face-to-face teaching and self-directed study to fit in with your other commitments. Participants gain an overview of medical education theory and practice in a supportive environment, which helps to develop confidence in teaching. The course has been designed using an interprofessional framework and participants are encouraged to share their teaching experiences and to transcend professional barriers in their learning. The key areas of study include:

  • Learning and teaching in medical education
  • Pedagogical practice in medical education
  • Advanced communication skills and strategies in medical education
  • Medical education research

Find out more at the BSMS Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education course pageopens-in-separate-window

Postgraduate taught courses

BSMS also offer a range of full-time and part-time taught postgraduate taught courses in subjects relevant to medicine and healthcare specialist training. They are designed and delivered by a wide range of health and social care professionals, and ensuring that content is up to date and appropriate for participants’ practice. Courses include:

  • Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Radiology
  • Dementia Studies
  • Diabetes in Primary Care
  • Global Health
  • Leadership and Commissioning
  • Medical Research
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Physicians Associate Studies
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Simulation in Clinical Practice

Full details can be found on the Postgraduate Taught Courses pageopens-in-separate-window on the BSMS website

Physicians Associates course

BSMS now run a Physician Associates Studies course to train more people in this relatively new health profession. The course is two-year full time open to postgraduate applicants and involves intensive programme of anatomy, lectures, clinical skills, placements, and assessments.

Full details of the course are available at the Physicians Associate Studiesopens-in-separate-window webpage.

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