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MPhil in HPE

 

MPhil Health Professions Education

 

Health Professions Education (HPE) is a fast growing knowledge field that is enjoying increasing international interest and support. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University introduced the MPhil in HPE in 2008 in order to address the need for a post-graduate qualification in this field, specifically in the African context.

Since inception, this successful programme has produced a significant number of graduates from a number of countries across Africa and beyond and representing a diversity of health professions. In 2014, the Centre for Health Professions Education and its Postgraduate Programme Committee embarked on an in-depth process of curriculum renewal and in 2016, the revised M Phil in HPE programme was implemented by a highly competent interdisciplinary team of experts.

The M Phil in HPE runs over two years and comprises a contact week at the start of the academic year followed by a series of online engagements within the different modules across the balance of the year. Students are assessed by means of assignments that endeavour to make theory and practice relevant and of value in their own contexts.

For more information contact:

Mrs Lorraine Louw                           Dr Elize Archer  
Tel: 021 938 9047                  or          Tel: 021 938 9364
E-mail: lhl@sun.ac.za                          E-mail: elizea@sun.ac.za