Online Medical Education Courses


Diploma MSc is an award-winning provider of various online medical education courses for Postgraduate and Masters students. We are now pleased to add a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters course in Medical Education to our expanding range of courses. Our medical education courses are offered in conjunction with our partner, the University of South Wales, who have developed a strong reputation for delivering innovative learning.

We understand that healthcare professionals are increasingly required to have formally recognised teaching qualifications. Our medical education training is aimed at healthcare professionals involved in any form of medical teaching.

  • The courses are delivered online and enable you to learn around existing work commitments.
  • Our 1 year course is the fastest route to your PGDip / MSc qualification.
  • With a team of expert course tutors, we deliver online medical education courses to the highest standard and at affordable prices.

Our medical education training will appeal to Doctors, GPs, Healthcare Professionals and those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Pharmacists) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

Students may apply for the MSc in Medical Education as a two-year course, firstly completing the Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), followed by the MSc (60 credits). Upon completion, you will receive a credible certificate in medical education.

Meet the Course Director

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Dr. Dean Jenkins
Current Posts: Medical Education Consultant BMJ, BMJ Diabetes Lead for PgDip Diabetes Diploma course with University of Leicester, Editor-at-large, BMJ Case Reports

  • Consultant Physician.
  • Senior clinical tutor University of Leicester (PgDip diabetes course). Honorary teaching fellow Plymouth University (medical student teaching)
  • BMJ lead for developing the distance learning Postgraduate Diploma course in diabetes at Cardiff University then the University of Leicester with particular responsibility for QAA quality assurance, and tutor appraisal process.
  • Medical education consultant for BMJ for 10 years developing and evaluating numerous international education programmes in multiple delivery formats.
  • Lead designer and evaluator of FutureLearn for BMJ running two MOOC style courses attracting 8000 learners in 2016.
  • Founder and educational design of Llandough (now Cardiff) PACES course for advanced clinical training of doctors undergoing the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians exam.
  • Author of popular ECG textbook - ECGs by Example, Churchill Livingstone.

Subject Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education

Delivered over 1 year, the online part-time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma course is especially developed for busy health professionals. Formatted in 6 modules (120 credits), each of 6 weeks duration; the course is designed to be practical and clinically focused.

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MSc in Medical Education

The MSc runs over 1 calendar year. Starting with an initial 12 week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies, the students then complete the professional project module that consists of a 1,500 word proposal and 10,500 word professional project.

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The application deadline for the MSc intake is March 21st. Apply now to avoid disappointment.