What will I learn?

Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education undertakes and supports a range of educational research and evaluation activity in the healthcare professions, particularly medicine and dentistry. Projects at Master and Doctoral level are supervised by members of the academic team encompassing a range of research studies. Projects frequently inform innovations in local practise. Some examples include: Evaluating broad based training initiative in England; Learning needs of junior doctors, trainer and trainee attitudes towards work-place based assessments
Contextualising curriculum planning for dental education in developing countries; Features that core medical trainees value in a clinical placement; The Cardiff Unit for Research and Evaluation in Medical and Dental Education (CUREMeDE) is a collaborative development between the School of Social Sciences and the School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education.

The medical education MPhil courses benefit from a wealth of research activity in the School. Recent examples include doctors use of iDOC technology for learning, trainer and trainee attitudes towards work-place based assessments, and contextualising curriculum planning for dental education in developing countries. We offer supervision and/or research projects in the following areas: Learning and Teaching in Clinical Education; Curriculum Innovations; Professionalism.

Which department am I in?

Cardiff University

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed

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Start date

2 January 2020, 1 April 2020, 1 July 2020, 1 October 2020, 4 January 2021


Cardiff University

PO Box 921,


CF10 3XQ, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students will be required to have a bachelor's degree with good grades from recognised Universities and Colleges in the United States to be considered. A minimum GPA of at least 3.0 is usually required and admissions tutors will pay special attention to key subject classes.

For international students

Students need to have: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each sub-score); at least 90 with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT; 62 with a minimum of 51 in all communicative skills in Pearson Test of English (Academic); successful completion of ISE III with a ‘pass’ in all four components.

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About this uni

Cardiff University is recognised by international employers from the globe-over, making its graduates highly sought after.

  • Ranked in the world’s top 100
  • Based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe
  • High quality teaching with highly qualified teaching staff
  • Recently invested GBP600m in its facilities