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PgCert Clinical Education

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Part time | Plymouth University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This one year postgraduate certificate programme is designed to meet your needs if you are a doctor, dentist or healthcare professional. Develop knowledge and skills in teaching, learning and assessment, and build your confidence as a clinical educator. On successful completion of this award you may choose to progress onto a second year of study towards a postgraduate diploma. Also the online part-time programme will support your professional development as an educator, building on your existing knowledge and skills in teaching, learning and assessment. On successful completion of this award you may choose to progress onto the masters programme which is now also available online.

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 progress towards a postgraduate diploma.
  • Benefit from a collaborative learning environment with face-to-face study days, blended learning materials and one-to-one tutorial support.
  • Part time online pathway also available.
  • Interactive teaching with a strong focus on practice.
  • Aligned to Advance HE's Professional Standards Framework for national recognition of teaching excellence.
  • Completed over the course of one year.

You will complete three modules worth 20 credits each. You’ll advance your knowledge, understanding and experience of teaching, learning and assessment in clinical education and collaborate with colleagues from a wide range of healthcare professions.

Modules

In this module we will explore current issues, drivers and challenges in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing clinical education, drawing widely on contemporary research and scholarship. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on their roles as clinical educators, including professional standards and values, and to investigate the impact of culture and policy on practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£3,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£5,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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 within your professional role 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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