Medical Science Teaching and Learning Methodology


The Department of Medical Sciences offers modules delivered by qualified academic staff members; teaching theory and support staff; offering practicals in teaching laboratories.

We employ a variety of teaching methods to enhance effective student learning such as class lectures, laboratory practicals and group tutorials as well as technology for instruction (i.e. blackboard and encourage students to access world technology).

In addition, problem based learning (PBL) techniques and case studies are also employed to allow students to analyse and research a given problem either as individuals or a small group.

By assigning task students are actively engaged and taught responsibility, accountability and bold thinking. The Five cognitive levels of knowledge, comprehension, application, analyses, synthesis and evaluation are used depending on the level of study.

We measure effectiveness of teaching and learning through reflective practice, authentic assessment which includes formative and summative, seek the advice and feedback of colleagues (peer group support) and students.