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Medical Teaching and Communication - Single module

Level 7 (15 credits)

School - School of Health and Society

Subject area - Radiography and Occupational Therapy

Start Date(s): September; February


Part-time, one semester, intake September and February

Fees 2018-19:

2019-20 fees will be displayed shortly.

Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module

In Brief:

  • Produced in collaboration with the North West Specialist Training Sub-Committee
  • Course content informed by research in the management of diseases and disorders of older adults
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to practical geriatric medicine in the areas of communication, teaching and medicine to develop a critical appreciation of how related issues impact on service delivery
  • A part-time only course

Course Summary

This module can be taken as stand alone or as part of MSc Geriatric Medicine. This module includes:

  • Learning theory and styles
  • Assessing learning and teaching
  • Mentoring
  • Appraisal
  • Assessment
  • Motivational skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Transactional analysis
  • Self analysis
  • Team-working
  • Leadership
  • Multidisciplinary working
  • Change management
  • Presentation skills

Entry Requirements

You should be a Specialist Registrar in Geriatric or Elderly Medicine

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

English Language Requirements

Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.5 band score or above are proof of this.

Suitable For

Speciality Training Registrars who wish to progress in the field of Geriatric Medicine.

Fees 2019-20

Fees for entry in 2019 will be displayed shortly.

Fees 2018-19

Type of StudyFee
Part-time£1,260 per 30 credit module

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University, please complete the appropriate application form and send to the University.


This is a work-based programme facilitated by clinical course tutors and keynote tutorials. You will be provided with a range of learning opportunities in support of curriculum content and learning outcomes.


  • 45 minute observed teaching session - 20%
  • 3,000 word assignment – 80%


Career Prospects

This exciting and innovative course will enable you to gain a critical appreciation and in-depth understanding of the theoretical background underpinning your speciality. It also provides an opportunity to critically evaluate and appraise the current contextual and practice issues involved in the delivery of your specialist field.

Links with Industry

Produced in collaboration with the North West Specialist Training Sub-Committee.

Further Study

MSc Geriatric Medicine

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