At St George's we offer a broad range of learning environments like traditional lecture-tutorials, interactive workshops, laboratory and practical activities, student-led seminars and web-based delivery.

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching is delivered using a variety of methods including:

  • lectures
  • e-learing
  • role play
  • case studies and small group work
  • discussion groups
  • work-based learning

The course director and pathway leaders oversee all aspects of student learning and assessment and provide individualised guidance with study planning. You will also have a personal tutor who oversees your progress through the course.

You are also allocated a research supervisor to support you through the research methods module and dissertation and there is a learning support lecturer who can provide one-to-one help with academic writing skills.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed using:

  • oral presentations
  • reports
  • written examinations
  • scope of practice portfolio
  • practice based assessments
  • case logs
  • dissertation

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Student life

It isn't all study at St George's. There's a rich and varied life outside of the library.

Open evenings

We organise postgraduate open evenings throughout the admissions cycle.

Mature students

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