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  • Qualification

    MClinEd - Master of Clinical Education

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

In this programme, you’ll advance your knowledge and experience of teaching, learning and assessment, as well as develop an understanding of evidence-based approaches in clinical education. Throughout the programme, which incorporates four modules and a dissertation, you will collaborate with colleagues from a wide range of healthcare professions.

Your dissertation will showcase your ability to design, conduct and write up a project on a topic associated with the masters programme. You’ll demonstrate self-direction, originality and an ability to act independently in the planning and implementation of project skills at an advanced professional level. You’ll have to successfully accumulate a minimum of 180 credits to be awarded a masters degree.

Application deadline

31 July 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 81

    28th out of 35 8

  • Entry standards

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    123 62%

    34th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    18th

    11
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    / Max 239
    174 72%

    26th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    5th

    3

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