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MClinEd Clinical Education

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Full time | Plymouth University | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MClinEd - Master of Clinical Education

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

About the course

Are you a doctor, dentist or other healthcare professional seeking to develop your role as a teacher, trainer, supervisor or mentor? This programme builds your confidence and competence and develops your research skills. Available to study full-time over one year, or part-time over three years, you will be supported in applying new knowledge and skills to your current or future professional role.
On this programme, you collaborate with colleagues from a range of healthcare professions, sharing your experiences and advancing your knowledge of teaching, learning and assessment. Whichever pathway you choose, full- or part-time, assessments enable you to develop your educational practice and interests, whatever your individual context and role.

Key features

- Develop your understanding of clinical education and enhance your skills as a teacher.
- Appropriate for healthcare professionals from a range of backgrounds.
- Accredited by the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).
- Equip yourself with the skills to plan and conduct a full masters dissertation.
- Benefit from a collaborative learning environment with face-to-face study days, blended learning materials and one-to-one tutorial support.
- Part time version of this programme also available. You can choose either a face-to-face or online learning pathway.
- Established and popular programme for intercalating medical and dental students.
- Limited places available – you may be interviewed as part of the applications process.
- Interactive teaching with a strong focus on practice.
- Aligned to Advance HE's Professional Standards Framework for national recognition of teaching excellence.
- Your MSc will be completed over the course of one year.


This module will develop your knowledge and skills as a clinical educator, exploring theories of learning as well as the practical aspects of planning to teach, teaching methods, giving feedback, reflection in practice and ways to evaluate your teaching. A key aspect of the module will be the opportunity to practise and reflect on teaching skills within a friendly and supportive environment and to gain feedback from tutors and peers.

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Entry requirements

Normally a recognised first degree or equivalent will be required. Experience acquired through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of your ability to succeed in the programme may also be considered, in line with QAA guidance. It is essential that during the programme you have opportunities to teach in order to be able to complete some of the assignments.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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