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Clinical Medicine (Teaching and Learning) MSc

Clinical Medicine (Teaching and Learning) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Health Education

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Clinical Medicine (Teaching and Learning) has been developed by practicing NHS Consultants and Health Academics in consultation with National Health Service (NHS) Trust Partners. The course is designed for Medical Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals who are looking to develop and refine their teaching and learning, research skills and develop understanding of effective teamwork and best practice. The MSc Clinical Medicine (Teaching and Learning) aims to enhance teaching, learning and research skills, thereby, facilitating personal and professional development and strengthening participants’ ability to bring about positive change, solve problems effectively, and ensure patient safety.

This course has a strong emphasis on the evaluation and development of both clinical practice, research, and encourages participants to reflect critically on workplace experiences and learning. For participants, the course aims to provide a clear framework which supports CPD, recognition of prior learning and work based learning. The course aims to provide a route for Doctors who wish to take a different speciality, to change medical career routes and for Doctors seeking further accreditation of subspecialty expertise.

What skills will you gain?

  • Critically apply knowledge, understanding, and skills appropriate to a professional clinical role within the healthcare context.
  • Critically debate the key concepts and theoretical positions that have been developed or are developing with a focus relevant to Teaching and Learning.
  • Critically reflect on the academic and practical application of theories and practices in the healthcare context with a focus relevant to Teaching and Learning.
  • 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 Teaching and Learning.
  • 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 Teaching and Learning.
  • Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at master’s level within Teaching and Learning.

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 an appropriate 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