Medical and Dental Education

Postgraduate Medical & 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.

Key facts

Mode of study Full-time, part-time
Qualification PhD, MPhil

The medical education MPhil/PhD 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.

Funding

There are currently no funding opportunities available.

Tuition fees

UK and EU students (2017/18)

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Students from outside the EU (2017/18)

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A first degree, normally with class 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject area. A relevant master's qualification or equivalent.

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS). Please see our English Language Requirements guidance for more details.

Contacts

Administrative contact(s)

James Moore

Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education

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