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Qualification type

MClinEd - Master of Clinical Education

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Education

Course type


Course Summary

This course offers you the ideal opportunity to learn from experienced clinical educators in an inter-professional context. And our course activities are designed to facilitate critical thinking, collaboration, workplace-based reflection and learning, and professional development. The course attracts students from a variety of professional backgrounds, across the fields of health and social care, including intercalating MBBS students. This rich mix of student knowledge, skills and experience is an incredible resource, challenging you to think about the different ways different people learn and helping you grow into an adaptable and creative teacher in the future. Throughout the course you’ll explore advances in both theory and practice in clinical education, and you’ll apply what you have learned to work-based projects. You will increase your knowledge and skills and broaden your perspective. You’ll also develop fresh insights and get motivated to bring about change and promote excellence in clinical education. In addition to UK and EU students, our programme has been designed to meet the needs of international students who wish to study Clinical Education in a full-time capacity. You can complete your MClinEd qualification in one year full-time or over three years part-time, during which you’ll explore clinical education theory and practice, and apply your knowledge and skills to work-based projects. You’ll develop fresh insights and a new level of critical thinking, and you’ll also get to grips with research methodologies.

Different course options

Full time | University of East Anglia UEA | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will allow you to illustrate the depth of knowledge that you have developed through the whole of your Master of Clinical Education and give you practical experience in conducting research. You are encouraged to consider the dissertation work for publication, either through the University or in peer-reviewed academic journals. If you are registering for the dissertation module you will be obliged to conduct a study that directly relates to teaching and/or learning for the clinical practice setting. The research dissertation comprises a written submission of 15,000 words and it contributes 60 credits to the total of 180 required to obtain the Master of Clinical Education. You will have three options to choose from: systematic literature review, research using qualitative methods or research using quantitative methods. The topic has to have a teaching and learning focus.
Introduction to Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must have a degree (2.2 or equivalent) in a health care profession. This course is also open to medical students wanting to intercalate after the 4th year of their MBBS/MBChB. Must have current registration as a health professional with an appropriate professional statutory regulatory body.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries.Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community. The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way...more

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