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Medical Education: Assessment in Healthcare Settings

Join our Medical Education: Assessment in Healthcare Settings short course. You will learn a practical understanding of the key methods used in assessing knowledge, skills and competencies.

Why study with us

  • Enhance your confidence and skills in medical and healthcare education, supervision, and assessment.
  • Tailor your study to suit your healthcare context, educator role and career aspirations.
  • Online delivery means you can fit your studies around your work and other commitments.

Level: Postgraduate, Level 7
Delivery: Online
Study mode: Part time
Duration: One semester (approx. 13 weeks)
Module code (if applicable): M4104
Campus: Online
Start date: April

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the key principles of good assessment design
  • Critically evaluate instruments to assess knowledge, skills and competencies
  • Critique a range of assessment formats in relation to different purposes
  • Demonstrate standard setting techniques



This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

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