General Practice Education (MSc) - Newcastle - Tyne and Wear - Tyne and Wear - Northumbria University - I31638

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  • Entry requirements
    Standard Entry The programme is aimed at General Practice Trainers for their roles in facilitating the learning, supervising and assessing of Registrars who are undertaking their GP training. Experienced GP trainers and course organisers may achieve the Postgraduate Certificate through accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • Academic title
    General Practice Education (MSc)
  • Course description
    The Postgraduate Framework has been set up to be flexible to suit the specific needs of the individual student. Programmes can be taken on a full- or part-time basis and can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.

    Programmes within the Framework can be studied to Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma, Masters level or even individual modules can be selected for a shorter period of study that could enhance personal and professional development.

    This programme is for General Practice Trainers and course organisers who facilitate learning, supervise and assess Registrars that are undertaking their GP training.

    It is intended to be flexible and dynamic, using a combination of work-based learning and academic study in line with the General Medical Council standards for GP Trainers and the academic standards of a Masters level programme.

    The programme aims to:
    Define and explore the educational role of the GP trainer in the support of vocational training for General Practice
    Critically analyse support, facilitation and assessment of GP trainees in the professional practice environment
    Deliver high quality teaching that not only demonstrates a synergy between research and teaching, but also represents the most recent evidence-based practices within subject specific areas.

    The programme focuses on:
    Adult learning
    Learning theories, styles and preferences
    Facilitation of learning in practice
    Assessment
    Creating and sustaining the practice environment as a positive learning environment
    Continuing professional development.

    MODULE INFORMATION

    Year 1 Modules

    AA0113 Foundations, Philosophies and Policies of Enquiry (CORE, 20 Credits)

    AA0114 Research Skills: Design and Methods (CORE, 20 Credits)

    TE0704 DEVELOPING AND MANAGING LEARNING PROGRAMMES (CORE, 20 Credits)

    WB0704 Work-based Project (Level 7 30 credits) (CORE, 30 Credits)

    AA0113 Foundations, Philosophies and Policies of Enquiry (CORE, 20 Credits)

    AA0114 Research Skills: Design and Methods (CORE, 20 Credits)

    TE0704 DEVELOPING AND MANAGING LEARNING PROGRAMMES (CORE, 20 Credits)

    WB0704 Work-based Project (Level 7 30 credits) (CORE, 30 Credits)

    Year 2 Modules

    PP0189 Empirical Project (, 60 Credits)

    PP0190 Practice Project (, 60 Credits)

    PP0191 SYSTEMATIC APPRAISAL (, 60 Credits)

    COURSEWORK AND ASSESSMENT
    A range of teaching and learning approaches is used, emphasising the underpinning educational philosophy of adult learning in practitioners with a wealth of experience.

    Communication and working relationships between education and practice are built upon through the emphasis on valuing the practice environment as a rich arena for learning.

    Supervision of GP trainees to ensure their safe and accountable practice is central to the programme.

    Assessment methods include analysis of teaching and learning strategies through the development of an evidence-based portfolio, seminars and reflective essay.

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