What will I learn?


Interested in teaching the medical and healthcare professionals of tomorrow? Our Medical Education course is the perfect way to give you the skills and understanding of education to help you support your learners.

At Nottingham you will gain a solid understanding of the core principles and theories which underpin teaching and learning. You'll also learn about curriculum design and structuring teaching environments to enable your learners to be the best they can be when studying with you.

On the course you'll be taught by nationally and internationally renowned clinicians and scholars across a range of compulsory and optional modules including specialist subject areas within medical education. You can tailor the course to your academic interests with everything from technology-enabled learning through to the fundamental science of assessment.

We practice what we preach, so the course is designed using the same principles you'll learn while studying. By the end, you'll have everything you need to be an educator in healthcare.

Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Graduate destinations

Many of our graduates go on to develop careers in education.

Examples include:

  • Head of School of Medicine, University of Nottingham
  • Dean of Medical Education, University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies at Nottingham University Hospitals
  • GP Trainers
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate course leads
  • Director of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Teaching Fellows

Which department am I in?

School of Medicine

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£22,000.00 (US$ 30,269) per year
PGDip: £14,667; PGCert: £7,333.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022


Queen's Medical Centre

Nottingham Education Centre,


NG7 2HA, England

Entry requirements

For international students

2:1 or Pass in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and other health related subjects (as appropriate). IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element). TOEFL (IBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Nottingham

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  • Ranked as a world top 100 university
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding careers support and opportunities
  • International and Sports University of the Year 2019