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Mr Billy McWilliams


School of Medicine


My current responsibilities are organising, developing and managing the MSc in Advanced Surgical Practice. I am also responsible for assisting with the development / delivery of the MSc in Critical Care, module lead for MSc in Pain Management and Lecturer on various sessional modules e.g. Research, Statistics and Evidence Based Practice as well as marking assessments for the MSc in Wound Healing & Tissue repair. Our team offers a suite of interprofessional MSc courses and stand-alone modules for healthcare professionals delivered entirely on line.

See available courses.

I have cultivated an expertise in the construction and implementation of these unique E learning courses inclusive of teaching, lecturing, work associated with student assessment, administration as well as participation in committee work, and the pastoral care of students of Cardiff University.

I am also currently the Acting Programme Director the MSc in Therapeutics.











I am a Registered Nurse by profession and prior to joining Cardiff University on secondment in 2006 (permanent position from 2008) I spent 15 years working in Critical Care.

Most recent education and qualifications:

Health Care Education 2.0 – Transforming Your teaching for the Digital Age. Havard Macy Institute, Harvard Medical School. Oct 2017

Post Graduate Certificate in University Teaching & Learning. Cardiff University. Feb 2010.

MSc in Clinical Practice (Adult Nursing) University of Glamorgan. June 2004.

Honours and awards

Awards: School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Awards 2012 - Teaching Excellence (Postgraduate).

Professional memberships

Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Royal College of Nursing - Education Forum & Perioperative Forum.

British Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Association for Medical Education in Europe.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.