University of Lahore

Master of Science in

Medical Education

Those who require a deep understanding of educational theory, research and practice, for assuming leadership roles in educational development and administration of medical institutions must do Master of Science in Medical Education. MME aims at producing high quality health professions educationists, capable of leading the rapidly changing educational scenario of Pakistani health professions educational system. The programme strives to equip medical colleges, nursing colleges and other health professions education institutes with high quality educationists who can respond to the educational needs of these institutes.

Degree

Requirements

16 years of education with at least 1st division in health related fields.

Why this

Degree

After graduation the candidates can work fulltime in the health professions education departments of the educational institutes and lead and manage the educational system in large number of educational institutes in the country. Candidates with educational qualification get preference in promotions.

Course Offered

Credit Hours

The programme consists of 60 (US) credithours.

Break up of credit hours

Total contact sessions                                        

Six                                        

Contact hours/session                                   

10x7.5= 75 hrs

Total contact hours (six sessions)                  

6 x 75= 450

Credit hours of contact sessions  

(Face to face teaching and learning )                 

30 credit hours

 Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs)

(3 assignments per session)                        

6 x2= 12 credit hours

12x1= 12 credit hours

Total= 24 credit hours

Thesis /Research project

6 credit hours

Total credit hours                                         

60 credit hours

 

DISTRIBUTION OF MODULES

The programme is a modular system where credit hours will be awarded for each module passed.Six modules are identified each with its own contact session. After completion of modules the students are required to conduct educational research to qualify for masters. Each module includes contact sessions and on line assignments.

 

Name

Course

Credit Hours

Days

Contact Session

Assignments

Assignments Credit Hours

Educational Psychology

2

4

1

3

4

Basics of Teaching & Learning

3

6

1

Curriculum Design

5

10

2

3

4

Principles of Assessment

5

10

3

3

4

Educational Research

5

10

4

3

4

Educ. Leadership & Management

3

6

5

3

4

Advances in Teaching & Learning

2

4

5

Program Evaluation

1

2

6

 

 

3

 

 

4

Professionalism

1

2

6

Educational Quality Assurance

1

2

6

Issues in HPE

2

4

6

Thesis

6

 

 

Project

Project

 

36

60

6

18

24