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Coursework

Master of Surgical Education

      Where will this take me?

      Overview

      Intended learning outcomes

      The broad aims of the programs are:

      • To provide a theoretical background in the principles of education
      • To explore the contexts in which medical education is delivered
      • To develop teaching skills to support learning in clinical and other professional setting
      • To develop skills to create robust educational programs
      • To introduce methodologies for educational research
      • To develop educational scholarship
      • To apply all of the above to surgical education.

      Subjects should provide participants with a thorough grounding in theory and practice of medical and surgical education.

      After the program, participants should be able to:

      • Discuss key educational theories
      • Use educational theory to enhance teaching and learning activities
      • Describe relevant policy, settings, format and processes of surgical education
      • Evaluate contemporary approaches to surgical education
      • Describe simulation-based education relevant to surgical training
      • Constructively critique educational practices
      • Appraise educational technology including e-learning
      • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication in a range of educational settings (as learner, peer, teacher, examiner)
      • Design innovative educational programs in response to real world challenges
      • Describe approaches to researching surgical education
      • Appreciate the role of research in developing the field
      • Exercise appropriate professional judgment in the area of surgical education.