Master of Science in Medical Education is a two years program for health professionals. Those who require deep understanding of educational theory, research, and practice for assuming leadership roles in educational development and administration of medical institutions should do a 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 program strives to equip medical colleges, nursing colleges and other health professions education institutes with high-quality educationists who can respond to the educational need of these institutes.
The program focuses on a variety of educational issues such as curriculum development, teaching, and learning, assessment methods, professionalism, quality of education, leadership and management of educational institutes in a constructivist environment to improve the educational skills of the candidates and make them educational leaders and agents of positive change.
It is a modular system program that consists of face to face teaching and learning component, and tutor-marked assignments. It is a minimum of the 2-year degree program with 6 contact sessions, each of 9 days duration and online assignments through MOODLE. After completion of modules, the student has to conduct educational research to qualify for Masters’s Degree. Candidates are required to do the essential reading and work on their assignments during the interval between the contact sessions.
Program Duration: 2 Year
Location: Defence Road Campus, Lahore.
Recognized By: PM&DC, MNHSR, HEC
16 years of education with at least 1st division in health-related fields
After graduation, the candidates can work full time in health professions education departments of the educational institutes and lead and manage the educational system in a large number of educational institutes in the country. Candidates with educational qualification get preferences and promotions.
The successful graduates can start their careers as Assistant Professor in Medical Education after fulfilling the criteria laid down by PMDC.