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Clinical Medicine (Medical Practice and Innovation) MSc

Clinical Medicine (Medical Practice and Innovation) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Medicine (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Clinical Medicine (Medical Practice and Innovation) has been developed by practicing NHS Consultants and Health Academics in consultation with NHS Trust Partners and Health Education England. The course is designed for a wide range of Medical Professionals who are looking to develop their medical careers and is suitable for Medical Doctors who have qualified abroad. The course will comprise of academic components designed to facilitate the acquisition of skills, knowledge, and behaviours necessary to achieve the required level of competence for United Kingdom (UK) and International medical practice. The course will introduce UK health and social care systems and the governance underpinning medical practice.

In addition, there will be a strong emphasis on research and innovation to support academic development and to ensure the use of evidence based medicine. The programme will also equip international Postgraduate medical trainees with an understanding of the key role of leadership in healthcare service delivery.

What skills will you gain?

  • Critically apply knowledge, understanding and skills appropriate to a professional clinical role within medical practice.
  • Critically debate the key concepts and theoretical positions that have been developed or are developing with a focus relevant to UK and International medical practice.
  • Critically reflect on the academic and practical application of theories and practices in the NHS context with a focus relevant to international medical practice.
  • Analyse theory and context, delivering findings through effective presentation media, to become a confident, digitally literate and innovative clinical professional utilising the skills derived from the learning within medical practice.
  • Critically appraise professional standards within the health sector and recognise obligations to stakeholders, the profession and society professional utilising the skills derived from the learning within UK and International medical practice.
  • Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at master’s level. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards in this course.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


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

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a first or second class Honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent in healthcare or medical sciences. Students need to be a Medical Doctor or Healthcare Professional working in the healthcare industry e.g. NHS. Students will need to be working in the health context or have access to a placement, to comply with the requirements of some assessments within the regime.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more