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Postgraduate MSc

Professional Practice (Medical Education Management)

Professional Practice (Medical Education Management) MSc is a part-time, work-based programme for those involved in the management of medical education who want to develop and enhance their working practice at Master's level.

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Overview

Who is the programme for?

This part-time, flexible, work-based Master's qualification is suitable for all those involved in the management of medical education. It offers you the opportunity to attain academic recognition for the skills, knowledge, and experience that you have developed in the workplace whilst focusing on a specific area of practice relevant to your work and career progression.

You explore your profession further and consider the professional challenges associated within your specific area of practice, with modules that have been designed to help you review and analyse the current debates relevant to the professional context in which you are working.

The course is taught online during four extended weekends per year, is 100% coursework assessed and runs over three years, with each being equivalent to a recognised postgraduate qualification: PgCert, PgDip and MSc.

Global and Lifelong Learning (GLL)

Our Global and Lifelong Learning (GLL) division is founded on the belief that employers can benefit from the University of Kent’s academic and research excellence, quality teaching, design and development activities to create positive change and to forge new knowledge within their organisation. GLL's courses are designed to enhance career progression and foster intellectual and professional development and practice. We work with a wide range of external partners and employers to create distinct and original work-based and work-related developmental and educational solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges experienced by employees and organisations across the region and beyond.

Your future

Building on Kent’s success as the region’s leading institution for student employability, we offer many opportunities for you to develop the specific skills and aptitudes that employers will value.

A postgraduate degree in professional practice is a particularly valuable and flexible qualification that can open the door to exciting careers in many professions. Our graduates have gone on to work as head teachers, subject leads and head of departments. Most recent graduates have gone on to work at Rochester Grammar School, Chatham Grammar School for Boys and the University of Kent.

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Whether you want to get ahead in your current career, change lanes, or kickstart a new one – we are here to help you realise your ambition.

Fees and funding

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

Part-time

  • UK
  • International

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* If you are uncertain about your fee status please contact information@kent.ac.uk.

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

General additional costs

Find out more about general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent. 

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Learn more about the application process or begin your application by clicking on a link below.

You will be able to choose your preferred year of entry once you have started your application. You can also save and return to your application at any time.

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