MSc Medical Education

This course is designed for medical professionals who want to advance their careers in medical education by focusing on developing excellence in both learning and teaching

Programme Overview

This flexible and affordable Medical Education MSc course recognises both new and experienced medical educators’ diverse, complex, and challenging contexts.

The distance learning MSc medical education course, with the assistance of our industry experts, aims to create a global community of educators dedicated to promoting improvements in teaching future healthcare professionals.

The MSc has been re-accredited for AccreditationPlus by AoME (Academy of Medical Educators), their highest accreditation level.

Awarded by The University of South Wales

The University of South Wales (USW) is one of Britain’s most exciting and ambitious universities. Innovative, thriving and sustainable, it works to build better futures for students, communities and partners, economically, socially and culturally.

Why study with Learna?

Learna has over 10 years’ experience delivering online courses, giving you access to flexible, affordable distance learning in partnership with world-leading educators.

100% Flexible

Courses are 100% online. No fixed study times mean you can log in and learn whenever and wherever.

Multidisciplinary – study in a group of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.

Expert Led

All oprogrammes are authored and developed by world leading experts in their field.

The faculty are selected due to their subject expertise, experience and teaching abilities to ensure the highest standards of educational excellence.

Career Boosting

Get a University Validated postgraduate qualification in just 1 calendar year instead of 2 academic years.

40% of alumni reported an increase in salary 2 years after studying.



Year 1

Module 1 – The Practice of Medical Education

Module 2 – Assessment

Module 3 – Evaluation

Module 4 – Media

Module 5 – Leadership

Module 6 – Curriculum

Year 2

Module 1 – Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal

Module 2 – Professional Project

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