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University of Derby: Interprofessional Practice Education

Institution University of Derby View institution profile
Department Institute of Education
Web www.derby.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email marketing@derby.ac.uk
Telephone 01332 591044
Study type Taught

Summary

If you are a professional in health and social care, with a teaching aspect to your role and you’re keen to develop your skills and knowledge in education within your practice setting, then this course will help you to be at the forefront of professional practice education.

Studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Interprofessional Practice Education will:‌

  • Foster your skills in relation to the learning, teaching and assessing of students‌
  • Engage your passion and expertise as you study alongside other health professionals
  • Develop your knowledge and teaching skills across many contexts, from higher education to clinical practice, so you can have the skills you'll need to enhance your career.

If you are a professional in health and social care, with a teaching aspect to your role and you’re keen to develop your skills and knowledge in education within your practice setting, then this course will help you to be at the forefront of professional practice education. Your current workplace will be the focus of your learning, so before you can study this course, you'll need to be able to facilitate learning in your practice environment and have the full support from your employer. You will also need the support of a Practice Education Facilitator within your working environment, who will sign off the evidence and hours provided toward meeting the programme requirements.

The course is approved by AdvanceHE, formerly the Higher Education Academy (HEA) as meeting the UK professional standards framework for teaching and supporting learning, so you can be sure that what you learn is up-to-date and relevant.

You will be eligible to apply for associate or fellowship of AdvanceHE when you graduate from the course. You will benefit from learning alongside a range of health professionals to help you to develop the professional, academic, and personal skills needed in educational practice.earning alongside a range of health professionals to help you to develop the professional, academic, and personal skills needed in educational practice.

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University of Derby


At the University of Derby, our focus is on industry-relevant, expert teaching to help you prepare for a successful career.

We offer a range of postgraduate courses across a wide variety of subjects; many are accredited by industry bodies. You’ll work with an academic team that has years of industry experience and a passion for applied research. And you’ll be part of a diverse community of students, including many from countries around the world.

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