MSc in Medical Education

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The Master in Medical Education (MMEd) provides educational specialization and leadership opportunity to health professionals in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, and allied health. It prepares its graduates to deliver quality service in educational leadership roles and to improve their educational understanding, methods, and designs in progressive, contemporary programs.

Master in Medical Education (MMEd) program is:

The mission of Master in Medical Education (MMEd) program at FCMS is: to produce qualified Health Professional Educators (HPE) who can guide the future of Medical Education as leaders in health professions education, contributing in community, research and innovation.

The goals of Master of Medical Education (MMEd) are to:

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

The following Program Learning Outcomes should be achieved throughout the program:

Study Plan Structure

Program StructureNo. of CoursesCredit HoursPercentage
Graduation Project (if any) 
Field Experience (if any)   

Program Courses

LevelCourse CodeCourse TitleRequired or Elective* Pre-Requisite CoursesCredit Hours
1st Year1st Semester(12 Credit Hours)MMEd (111)Principles of Curriculum DesignRequiredNone6
MMEd (112)Teaching and learningRequiredMMED (111)6
1st Year1st Semester(12 Credit Hours)MMEd (211)Educational ResearchRequiredNone4
MMEd (212)Student AssessmentRequiredMMED(111), MMED (112)6
MMEd (213)
MMEd (214)
Elective: I
1- Simulation for Health Care
Education and Practice
2- Coaching and Mentoring
ElectiveMMED(111), MMED (112)2
2nd Year1st Semester(11 Credit Hours)MMEd (311)Management and LeadershipRequiredNone5
MMEd (312)Program EvaluationRequiredMMED(211), MMED (311)4
MMEd (313)
MMEd (314)
Elective: II
1. Problem Based Learning
and Clinical Reasoning
2. Professionalism and
Professional Identity
ElectiveMMED(111), MMED (112)2
2nd Year2nd Semester(5 Credit Hours)MMEd (411)Master thesisRequiredEducational Research5
Total : 40 Credit Hrs.