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Cardiff University: Education for Healthcare Professionals

Institution Cardiff University
Department School of Healthcare Sciences
Telephone 029 2087 0084
Study type Taught


Join a School ranked 4th in the UK overall and 1st for our research environment in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment (under Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy). Our challenging and rewarding programme is designed specifically for those who are involved in healthcare education and the teaching and learning of healthcare professionals at all levels.

Our programme aims to empower you to be a reflective practitioner through self-appraising past and future teaching styles. We aim to increase your ability to be aware of the types of assessment and evaluation strategies used in education and practice areas.

You will have the opportunity to plan teaching sessions and strategies, implement educational assessment and evaluation strategies and lead practice and curriculum development activities. The aim of the programme is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to integrate theory and practice that enable you to teach other professionals and service users who remain at the heart of the health and social system.

Your learning will be supported by experienced researchers and academics who are experts in their field. You will be designated a personal tutor who will support you throughout your studies. In addition, you will be learning alongside a diverse group who are studying at various points in their career, sharing knowledge and gaining understanding of practice across the sector.

Above all else we strive to make sure you are ready for the next step in your career. Be part of something life-changing and take on a new challenge today.

Distinctive features

Here are some of the key features of why we think our programme is the right choice for you:

  • The involvement of research-active and clinical staff in course design and delivery. Making sure you are learning the most relevant and up to date skills.

  • You will have academic support and be assigned a designated personal tutor throughout your studies within an area of professional practice that best suits your needs.

  • The opportunity to learn in a School which is an accredited Joanna Briggs Centre.

  • The opportunity to undertake a programme in which there is an emphasis on scholarly activity through independent learning in a research-led environment, enabling students to access the latest evidence base on professional practice.

  • The opportunity to become a student representative and shape future educational provision.

  • Benefit from learning alongside a diverse group who are studying at various points in their career.

  • All University teaching sessions are captured on video and made available online for you to review and revisit your learning (where appropriate to do so).


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