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Studying postgraduate courses in 2020-2021 – Michaelmas term to be delivered remotely

We can confirm that for the academic year 2020-2021 this course will start by being taught remotely, with face-to-face teaching returning when the situation becomes viable and safe to do so. Read more here.

The University of Cambridge Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education has been designed collaboratively by the University of Cambridge, Institute of Continuing Education, and the University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine’s Clinical Deanery. The Postgraduate Diploma is a continuation of the Postgraduate Certificate and both are one-year, part-time Master’s-level programmes resulting in 60 FHEQ Level-7 credits each and the University of Cambridge award.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The programme is only open to those who have successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge. This means they are medical, dental or healthcare professionals who are engaged in education and training activities commensurate with their level of experience and as is relevant to their professional roles and responsibilities. It is suitable for ‘early career’ educators as well as those with more experience.

Eligible candidates will be required to participate in a selection interview.

Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. If your first language is not English, please refer to our Information for Applicants pages for further guidance.

Course dates

01 Oct 2020 to 31 Jul 2021

Course duration

1 year

Apply by

31 Jul 2020

Course fee

Home/EU: £4,000
Overseas fee: £6,000


Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

Qualifications / Credits

120 credits at Master of Studies

Course code