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2018/19 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BSc Applied Health (Medical Education)

Programme code:BS-AHLTH/MEUCAS code:
Duration:1 Year Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Alison Ledger Contact address:a.ledger@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Attendance and successful completion of at least 2 years of a medical undergraduate programme in the UK or equivalent.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Medicine/Leeds Institute of Medical Education

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Medicine

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:

This BSc programme offers an option within the Applied Health Suite for any students to develop a deeper professional interest in this important speciality area. Medical Education students have speciality teaching within the Introductory module; on the Learning & Teaching module; throughout their placement (which is organised in an appropriate educational setting/context) and within their chosen research area during the research methods course and research project.

The programme will:
- Provide students with the unique opportunity to be involved in teaching, learning and assessment activities of the MEU.
- Encourage students to take the first steps in involvement in their own education and the education of future medical students.
- Offer opportunities to develop the ability of analytic thinking and independent learning
- Develop awareness of potential career options in medical education in future
- Build on transferable skills (communication, team work, research) already acquired during the first 2-4 years of medical school
- Allow completion of a research project on a medical education topic of choice.
- Provide an opportunity for presenting their work in conferences and publishing in medical journals.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

GPPH3005Learning and Teaching10 creditsSemester 1
GPPH3008Introduction to Health Systems10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
GPPH3014Research and Evaluation Methods10 creditsSemester 1
GPPH3015Research Project in Applied Health40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MEDS3003Meeting the Objectives: Appraisal and Assessment10 creditsSemester 2
MEDS3012Approaches to Curriculum Development - Policy and Practice10 creditsSemester 2
MEDS3013Medical Education Placement30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Last updated: 02/10/2018

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