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The MA in Clinical Education offers a supportive and challenging learning environment in which clinical educators can critically review and develop both theoretical perspectives and practical skills in the facilitation of learning and assessment. Read more
The MA in Clinical Education offers a supportive and challenging learning environment in which clinical educators can critically review and develop both theoretical perspectives and practical skills in the facilitation of learning and assessment. You will systematically and creatively analyse the complexities of clinical education, based on active and reflective learning from your own experiences in practice.

The programme will be run on a multi-professional basis, allowing practitioners such as medical doctors, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to share their knowledge, experience and skills in teaching and supporting learning and the assessment or evaluation of teaching. You will improve your teaching skills and develop a critical understanding of how individuals learn in a clinical environment.

What will I study?

To exit the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education (60 level 7 credits), you need to complete a core module in Research and Clinical Education (20 credits) then two further 20 credit modules from a choice of optional modules.

The optional modules are designed to allow you to explore different aspects of clinical education which are relevant to your role.

For the award of MA Clinical Education, you will need to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education and write a 60 credit (level 7) dissertation, which can include the preparation of a paper suitable for publication.

How will I study?

The course is delivered primarily using online learning through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The online learning is blended with a small number of face-to-face days. A typical module may include up to three face-to-face days, although due to the flexibility of the programme, attendance is not compulsory.

How will I be assessed?

A range of assessment strategies are employed in this programme including online tasks, critical reflection on practice, assignments, evaluative reports and portfolios. You will be expected to write approximately 4,000 words (or equivalent) for each module. The dissertation will be 15,000 words (or equivalent). Assignments are submitted electronically through the VLE.

Who will be teaching me?

The academic team is comprised of highly experienced tutors from Edge Hill University. Many of the team are research active in the field of clinical education and are University Teaching and Learning Fellows with an extensive publication record. Some of the academic tutors are, or have been, practising clinicians who have specialised in clinical education and others are experienced educationalists from a range of backgrounds.

What are my career prospects?

The MA Clinical Education programme will provide specialist knowledge that would be useful for any career that involves the support of learning and assessment in practice. In addition, the programme will enable you to develop skills of critical analysis and research commensurate with postgraduate study.

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The inter-professional MA Clinical Education addresses the contemporary context, educational theory and practical teaching skills relevant to practitioners of all disciplines involved in education and training of healthcare professionals. Read more
The inter-professional MA Clinical Education addresses the contemporary context, educational theory and practical teaching skills relevant to practitioners of all disciplines involved in education and training of healthcare professionals.

Degree information

This programme enables participants to develop their research and analytical capabilities in order to:
-Develop their practice as educational supervisors and mentors.
-Develop their skills and practice as clinical education teachers.
-Critically analyse theory policy and practice in clinical education.
-Conduct research in clinical education.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of one core module (30 credits), either a dissertation (60 credits), or a report (30 credits), and either three or four optional modules.

A Postgraduate Diploma comprising of eight core modules (120 credits) is offered. A Postgraduate Certificate comprising of four core modules (60 credits) is offered.

Core modules
-Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education

Optional modules
-Clinical and Educational Supervision
-Education for the Healthcare Professions
-Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
-Introduction to Assessment
-Introduction to Clinical Simulation
-Leadership Skills for the Healthcare Professional
-Learning and Teaching of Adults
-Qualitative Research Methods for Clinical and Professional Education
-Quality Improvement in Health Care
-Systematic Reviews for Policy and Practice
-Teaching and Learning in Medical Education
-Teaching Ethics and Law in Clinical Education
-Technology and Education Beyond the Classroom
-Understanding Education Research
-Understanding Research
-Writing a Research Proposal for Clinical Education

Dissertation/report
All MA students submit either a 20,000-word dissertation or a 10,000-word report.

Teaching and learning
This programme is delivered through a combination of face-to-face evening and daytime sessions and workshops and online distance learning. Assessment is by coursework assignments, including 5,000-word essays with reflective statements.

Careers

Graduates of this programme are currently working across a broad range of areas. Some are working as teaching clinicians in a range of disciplines and professional roles, while others have jobs as lecturers and researchers in clinical and non-clinical areas. Graduates can also be found working as clinical education policy-makers and managers.

Why study this degree at UCL?

The programme team have extensive expertise and experience in research and practice in clinical education and training. The programme has been developed and run in collaboration with experts from a variety of educational fields across UCL, from the NHS and from policy makers such as Health Education England.

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Programme description. Our online Clinical Education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment. Read more

Programme description

Our online Clinical Education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment.

This is an ideal programme for those with an educational role in relation to healthcare professionals and veterinary practitioners, including doctors, nurses, dental practitioners, those involved with veterinary education or associated scientists (biomedical or social).

Our aim is to help you reflect upon, and share thoughts about, your practice, while increasing your understanding of how to apply educational theories and evidence from the literature. As a result you will learn the knowledge and skills you need to deliver, develop and research high-quality clinical education in your own discipline.

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Health Academy.

Online learning

Our award-winning online learning technology is fully interactive and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.

Our online students not only have access to Edinburgh’s excellent resources, but also become part of a supportive online community, bringing together students and tutors from around the world.

We host online open days where prospective students and applicants can meet some of the tutors and students, and experience the online tutorial rooms.

Please contact us for further information and dates of the next online open days.

Programme structure

There are three courses at the certificate stage and three at the diploma stage. This is followed by your thesis in the third year.

We deliver lectures and tutorials online and you will be expected to use self-directed learning, peer-discussion boards, tutorials, peer presentations and other similar e-learning activities to help engage with and get the most from the course materials.

Year 1: certificate

Courses include:

  • Principles of Teaching and Learning
  • Assessment, Examinations and Standard Setting
  • The Curriculum

Year 2: diploma

One core course:

  • Research in Clinical Education

Choose 2 from the following electives:

  • Appraising and Developing the Individual
  • Policy, Leadership, Management and Evaluation
  • Quantitative Research in Clinical Education
  • Current Issues in Clinical Education

Please note that elective courses will only run with a minimum of 10 students. You will be notified in advance if an alternative course choice is required.

Year 3: masters

A research report of approximately 15,000 words. You can choose to submit this as a paper for publication with a supporting commentary.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to enhance your prospects as a teacher and instructor in human or animal health.

It promotes high quality clinical education by helping participants reflect-upon and share insights about their practice, to understand and apply educational theories and evidence from the literature, and to help participants develop a good solid foundation in clinical education and educational research upon which they can continue to build their own academic career.



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The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education is a part-time program designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings. Read more

About the program

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education is a part-time program designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings.

As the first part of a suite of three courses in the Master of Clinical Education program, at the end of the Graduate Certificate program, graduates will be able to:
1.Demonstrate advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills in teaching and learning within the health education setting
2. Demonstrate capacity to communicate and work effectively with other health professionals, academics and support staff as part of a cooperative, professional and respectful team in the health education environment
3. Supervise, mentor and support students in a variety of health care education settings
4. Demonstrate an understanding and application of assessment principles and approaches in health / clinical education
5. Demonstrate cognitive, technical and creative skills in curriculum design and planning and evaluation.

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education enables you to matriculate into the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education, then the Master of Clinical Education.

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-certificate-clinical-education

Professional outcomes

Bond University’s Clinical Education program is intended to equip novice clinical and non-clinical teachers with the theoretical and practical skills to become effective educators.

Please note: This program is currently only open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa and New Zealand citizens (but not New Zealand permanent residents).

Find out how to apply here https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/how-apply

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-certificate-clinical-education

For contact information see here https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-certificate-clinical-education

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Are you a doctor, dentist or other healthcare professional wishing to develop your role as a teacher, trainer, clinical or educational supervisor? This masters programme will support your professional development as an educator, and provide you with the skills to research a chosen area of interest. Read more
Are you a doctor, dentist or other healthcare professional wishing to develop your role as a teacher, trainer, clinical or educational supervisor? This masters programme will support your professional development as an educator, and provide you with the skills to research a chosen area of interest.

Supported by a blended learning approach including face-to-face sessions and interactive materials, you’ll be equipped with the skills to plan and conduct your dissertation, and be primed to confidently transfer your knowledge into your current or future professional role. The MClinEd Clinical Education is also available as a full-time programme.

Key features

-Your learning journey – this masters programme will be delivered on a part-time basis over three years. The programme will include the completion of four modules and a dissertation, totalling 180 credits.
-Alternatively, choose to study full time – this is particularly suitable if you are undertaking an intercalated degree from medicine or dentistry. Taught modules will be delivered in the autumn and spring terms. You’ll be supported by a PUPSMD staff member and can attend seminars of the medical education research group CAMERA.
-Improve your clinical skills – this programme is designed to develop your knowledge and abilities as a teacher, trainer, educational scholar, leader and manager, and is appropriate if you are a doctor, dentist or a healthcare professional working primarily in a clinical environment.
-Benefit from a programme accredited by both The Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME). These bodies uphold national standards for educators, and confer professional recognition of teaching excellence.
-Four places for intercalating medical and dental students are available on this masters programme and you’ll normally be interviewed prior to acceptance. Interviews will take place in December prior to starting the following academic year.
-The postgraduate certificate, diploma and masters in Clinical Education are all offered as end point qualifications, and assignments are designed to reflect your educational role within your clinical background. The certificate stage focuses on applying educational theory to clinical educational practice, and exploring contemporary issues in assessment, while the diploma will help you explore a role as an educational scholar and leader.
-Equip yourself with the skills to plan and conduct a full masters dissertation.
-Be supported by a blended learning approach with face-to-face sessions and interactive materials, electronic learning environments and tutorial support.

Course details

Year 1
In your first year, you’ll complete two modules worth 30 credits each: clinical educational practice: theory, evidence and application, and current issues in clinical education. 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.

Core modules
-CLI713 Clinical Education Practice: Theory, Evidence and Application
-CLI714 Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education

Year 2
In your second year, you will select two modules from our suite of postgraduate programmes. If you intend to ‘top up’ your diploma to a masters qualification, you will be required to undertake one module that prepares you for your project and dissertation, project design, development and knowledge transfer.

Please note: there may be limited availability of places on some modules.

Optional modules
-PDD721 Project Design, Development and Knowledge Transfer
-CLI712 Assessment in Clinical Education
-SIM711 Simulation and Enhanced Learning

Final year
In your final year, you’ll complete a dissertation module worth 60 credits. You’ll 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.

Core modules
-DIS731 Dissertation

Every postgraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the programme aims, the programme structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.

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This course is flexible in that it offers two entry routes, choices for modular study and appropriate academic targets. Read more
This course is flexible in that it offers two entry routes, choices for modular study and appropriate academic targets.

Those who have already completed either the BSMS Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (or equivalent, if APL requested) or the BSMS Postgraduate Certificate in Simulation Studies, may enter at Postgraduate Diploma Level. These participants would then successfully complete a further three 20-credit optional modules to achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education (120 M level credits). Normally these modules would be completed part-time within one academic year.

Participants wishing to progress to Masters level must include Module MDM 10 ‘Research Methods & Critical Appraisal’ in their choice of three.

A 12,000-word dissertation (as well as an academic poster for publication) in the academic field of clinical education completes the Master of Science degree (180 M level credits). This would normally be completed in a further year, but some students with busy NHS jobs find it can take up to two years to complete.

KEY AREAS OF STUDY

The overall aim of the course is to promote knowledge of and research into learning, teaching and communication in a clinical context, together with facilitating a reflective awareness of participants’ related educational skills and their ongoing development.

• Professional identity as a teacher
• Pedagogical practice in medical education
• Advanced communication skills and strategies in medical education
• Technology-enhanced learning
• Simulation studies
• Leadership and facilitation
• Evidence-based clinical academic practice
• Clinical education research and methodology

COURSE STRUCTURE

The format of assessment throughout the course is varied: some modules are assessed by more traditional 3,000 word written assignments, centred on a topic relevant to the student’s own practice or in-depth analyses of specific case studies or significant educational events. Others feature the development of specific educational tools (e.g. on–line learning or simulation-based assessment), focussing on more practical aspects of clinical education.

Students will also develop a personal educational portfolio of about 5,000 words using an appropriate national professional standards framework i.e. Health Education Academy (HEA) or Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).The Dissertation module involves a personal research project and is assessed by a 12,000 word thesis plus academic poster for publication in an appropriate academic journal.

Please visit the website for further details:

https://www.bsms.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught-degrees/clinical-education.aspx

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course provides health professionals with a firm base to underpin their role as medical educators.

Formal credentialing in medical and clinical education is currently being considered seriously at national level in the UK and elsewhere, and the ‘Teaching Excellence Framework’ (May 2016) for higher education institutions in the UK also means that careers in medical or clinical education are likely to be enhanced via the acquisition of formal qualifications in clinical teaching.

This course provides an ideal vehicle for participants to pursue an appropriate level of study for their educational commitments and in this national context, should help them in career development.

Any clinician wishing to take a professional approach to their postgraduate studies in medical or clinical education would be strongly recommended to consider this new course.

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Your programme of study. This programme is applicable to doctors, dentists, physician associates, veterinary surgeons, academics, scientists and healthcare professionals who want to teach their skills and knowledge in the role of educator. Read more

Your programme of study

This programme is applicable to doctors, dentists, physician associates, veterinary surgeons, academics, scientists and healthcare professionals who want to teach their skills and knowledge in the role of educator.

If you have an aptitude to teach the skills you practise within a clinical setting this programme of study may benefit you and your students. The programme is designed to help you to understand how to design and deliver teaching within the clinical setting and assess it as you become a clinical educator. Modules are designed to continue and build your knowledge and skills as a leading scholar. The programme is delivered by blended immersive learning and interactive seminars with online materials and video conferencing. You also learn with face to face sessions and written assessments.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

Core Values of Clinical Educators

Planning and Design of Clinical Education

Teaching and Facilitating Learning in Clinical Education

Principles of Assessment in Clinical Education

Semester 2

Leadership Skills in Clinical Education

Research Skills in Clinical Education

Optional

Teaching and Learning with Simulation

Teaching and Learning with Technology

Clinical Learning and Personal Development in Primary Care

Interprofessional Learning in Clinical Education Selected Study Course

Semester 3

Research Project

Find out more detail by visiting the programme web page

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/degree-programmes/1007/clinical-education/

Why study at Aberdeen?

  • The programme enables you to teach within most clinical disciplines and is offered by blended learning to fit around your work
  • You get direct support for the role as educator with face to face teaching at Foresterhill Health Campus or videoconferencing
  • You can study each step from certificate to diploma and MSc

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Blended Learning
  • 36 Months
  • Part Time

International Student Fees 2017/2018

Find out about fees:

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/tuition-fees-and-living-costs-287.php

*Please be advised that some programmes have different tuition fees from those listed above and that some programmes also have additional costs.

Scholarships

View all funding options on our funding database via the programme page

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/finance-funding-1599.php

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/

Living in Aberdeen

Find out more about:

  • Your Accommodation
  • Campus Facilities
  • Aberdeen City
  • Student Support
  • Clubs and Societies

Find out more about living in Aberdeen:

https://abdn.ac.uk/study/student-life

Living costs

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/finance.php



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The programme will introduce students to the field of clinical education, forming strong foundations of theoretical and practical knowledge, before completing modules that develop students’ research skills, equipping them with the necessary tools to undertake a substantial research project in the field of Clinical Education. Read more
The programme will introduce students to the field of clinical education, forming strong foundations of theoretical and practical knowledge, before completing modules that develop students’ research skills, equipping them with the necessary tools to undertake a substantial research project in the field of Clinical Education.

The Institute of Health and Society is one of the country’s major providers of education, training and research for the Health and Social Care workforce. We have a reputation for the highest quality provision, partnership working and delivery.

The Masters by Research (MRes) programme provides an opportunity for students to gain a qualification centred on an intensive piece of research. This advanced postgraduate degree provides an exciting opportunity for in-depth understanding and exploration of the rich landscape of educational issues.

The ethos of the programme is based on developing the essential research knowledge and skills related to the broad field of clinical education. All modules included on this degree are research focused and informed and centred on the development of the student as an independent researcher.

The Programme aims to prepare students to:

- Develop advanced research skills, and prepare for doctoral level study
- Engage the field of clinical education research in a range of professional contexts
- Meet the global need for highly trained individuals who can make informed decisions on future research directions
- Think for themselves in the development of a critical approach to the analysis of data and interpretation of published research.

Our MRes in Clinical Education offers you:

-Academic rigor: Gain a deeper understanding of your chosen subject area with a challenging combination of taught modules, research training and supervised research.
- Wide variety of research interests: We have a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional, and personal experience enabling you to get the most out of both the taught and research element of your programme.
-Excellent supervision: Benefit from a professional, supportive, and challenging relationship with your supervisory team, drawn from experienced academics working at the forefront of their disciplines.
- Resources: Access to the University of Worcester’s virtual resources and to the state-of-the-art library facilities.

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The PG Certificate in Clinical Education is specifically designed for doctors and healthcare professionals wishing to develop their roles as clinical educators. Read more

Overview

The PG Certificate in Clinical Education is specifically designed for doctors and healthcare professionals wishing to develop their roles as clinical educators. The programme is designed in response to the increasing expectation from the clinical and academic world that those teaching on clinically based programmes have a formal qualification in education.

This is a blended (face to face and online), part–time course and is open to both national and international students. We will work around your priorities and the major service and time pressures you have enabling you to complete the course at your own pace.

The themes running through the programme are a comprehensive introduction to clinical education, coaching and mentoring, principles of assessment and practical delivery of teaching. The programme looks at clinical education from a new more practical standpoint based on the reality of delivering clinical education in modern healthcare environments. The course is evidence-based - incorporating the latest research and current issues in academic clinical education. Some of this research has been carried out by the course tutors, consisting of highly experienced clinical educators and researchers. It is planned that this part time programme will expand to include a Diploma and a full Masters programme.

Features include:

• Focus on real-life practical teaching skills using videos of your own teaching and evaluating the teaching of others
• Practical skills developed in tandem with a sound understanding of educational principles
• Education tailored to different contexts within the clinical operating environment
• Recognised by South West Deanery (Health Education England)
• Flexible accreditation of prior experience and learning (APEL) to allow for further study

Programme structure

The programme is flexible and entails applicants completing 4 modules. Face to face teaching is delivered over two days per module, with further reading, teaching practice, project work and assessments making up the remainder of learning activities.
Further modules including education in the digital age and evaluation of teaching can be selected leading to awards at Diploma and Masters level.

Core modules

The Core modules include; Education essentials; Principles of mentoring and supervision; Principles of assessment and Teaching practitioner module.

Please note these modules provide examples of what you can expect on this course based on recent teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand. For an up to date list and more detailed description please see the website http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/medicine/clinicaledcert/#Programme-structure

In addition, some modules may be taken as non-credit bearing modules without the subsequent need to complete assessments. These modules may therefore be suitable for those wishing to undertake continuing professional education for professional interest or appraisal purposes. For further information please see the CPD pages at http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/cpd/

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The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education is a part-time program and is designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings. Read more

About the program

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education is a part-time program and is designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings.

At the end of the Graduate Diploma program, graduates will be able to:
1. Apply their knowledge and use advanced problem solving skills in planning, implementing and assessing student centred learning
2. Demonstrate capacity to use advanced leadership and management skills within a health professional setting
3. Evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
4. Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to health education.

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education enables you to matriculate into the the Master of Clinical Education.

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-diploma-clinical-education

Professional outcomes

Bond University’s Clinical Education program is intended to equip novice clinical and non-clinical teachers with the theoretical and practical skills to become effective educators.

Please note: This program is currently only open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, holders of an Australian Humanitarian visa and New Zealand citizens (but not New Zealand permanent residents).

Find out how to apply here https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/how-apply

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-diploma-clinical-education

For contact information see here https://bond.edu.au/program/graduate-diploma-clinical-education

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The Master of Clinical Education is a part-time program, designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings. Read more

About the program

The Master of Clinical Education is a part-time program, designed for the wide range of educators involved in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical and health science students in the hospital, community and university settings.

It aims to produce high quality graduates with the knowledge and skills to deliver quality education using a full range of contemporary teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation initiatives.

The program is purposely progressive in that it builds on the principles and theories of adult learning, teaching and assessment in the certificate level subjects, applies these at the graduate diploma level, through to undertaking research at the masters’ level.

Learning strategies include online delivery combined with intensive face-to-face workshops and learning and assessment in the clinical education environment.

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/master-clinical-education

Professional outcomes

Bond University’s Master of Clinical Education program is intended to equip novice clinical and non-clinical teachers with the theoretical and practical skills to become effective educators.

Find out how to apply here https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/how-apply

See the website https://bond.edu.au/program/master-clinical-education

For contact information see here https://bond.edu.au/program/master-clinical-education

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The Masters in Clinical Education provides a flexible framework in which to pursue and gain recognition for continuing professional development in aspects of learning and teaching. Read more
The Masters in Clinical Education provides a flexible framework in which to pursue and gain recognition for continuing professional development in aspects of learning and teaching. Provision is carefully tailored to the needs of health professionals, taking account of areas of health expertise, and is delivered in association with colleagues in health schools across King's College London.

Key benefits

- Firmly embedded in the practice of professionals working in healthcare settings.

- Links with interprofessional Continuing Professional Development.

- Relates current pedagogical theory in the context of clinical practice.

- Located in the heart of London.

Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/learningteaching/kli/Programmes/ClinicalEducation/Index.aspx

Course detail

This programme provides participants, who have clinical professional experience, with the opportunity to pursue postgraduate education relevant to their professional interests and requirements. The programme aims to provide a distinctive element by combining work-based opportunities with theoretical underpinning and, as a result, enabling participants to develop their own practice.

The Masters in Clinical Education is a flexible framework in which participants can pursue and gain recognition for continuing professional development in aspects of learning and teaching. Provision is carefully tailored to the need of health professionals, taking account of areas of health expertise and is delivered in association with colleagues in health schools across King's College London.

Each module is delivered using workshops and postgraduate seminars. In addition modules may include observation of teaching in practice. All modules will be assessed by means of a written assignment or dissertation.

Career prospects

Enhanced teaching role in the participant's own clinical environment.

How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx

About Postgraduate Study at King’s College London:

To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.

Scholarships & Funding:

All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources

Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:

If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc

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Gain a critical understanding of the complex interrelationships between evidence and values which underpin the practice and development of clinical education. Read more
Gain a critical understanding of the complex interrelationships between evidence and values which underpin the practice and development of clinical education.
-This module plays a key role in preparing MMedEd participants to undertake a Professional Project or Dissertation.
-A combination of intensive face-to-face teaching (3 days) and online learning (resource-based learning and online discussion).
-Optional tutorials will be available either face-to-face or via web-based video/audio conferencing.

Other options

-MSc route: available as a core module on Masters in Medical Education (MMedEd) programme
-Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information:

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We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time degree, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you. Read more
We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time degree, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you. The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or Masters level.

Medical and Clinical Education (MaCE) was developed in response to requests from local GPs, nurses and allied health professionals. The desire of these practitioners to develop their teaching and assessing skills, and to pursue an accredited programme, reflects the increasing recognition of the value of work-based learning in professional education.

The programme provides you with a systematic and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying learning, teaching and assessing in the medical and clinical practice environment. It enables health care professionals to acquire advanced skills in teaching and assessing students in a medical and clinical practice context.

This is a modularised pathway and you can choose to study part-time between two and five years. Teaching contributions are drawn from expertise across the University’s academic departments and many modules are supported by Moodle, our online learning environment.

This course will:
-Enable you to apply your understanding of educational, legal and ethical frameworks and healthcare policy to enable others to learn and enhance their own professional practice, thereby being a positive role model for your students
-Help you engage in quality enhancement and improve students’ learning experiences.
-Ensure you acquire a range of transferable employment-related skills, most importantly, independent learning skills for continuing professional development
-Create flexible, inter-professional learning pathways to develop educators for the clinical professions

Professional, statutory and regulatory bodies

We are committed to embedding the NHS Constitution Values (which are strongly reflected in our University values) into everything we do. They define the behaviours and expectations of all our staff and students underpinning the work we do in the university, clinical arena and other workplaces.

We understand that not all of our students and staff are employed within the NHS but these values uphold the underlying principles of excellent care as a standard, and as such we expect that anyone who cares for others will aspire to uphold these values.

For us, involving not only our students, but service users, experts by experience, carers and NHS/non NHS professionals in the creation and delivery of all programmes is vital.

This course can also be taken as a PGDip or PGCert - please view the relevant web-page for more information:

PGCert - http://www.essex.ac.uk/courses/details.aspx?mastercourse=PG01008&subgroup=3

PGDip - http://www.essex.ac.uk/courses/details.aspx?mastercourse=PG01008&subgroup=2

Our expert staff

With us, you benefit from the expertise of staff from a wide range of clinical and academic backgrounds. This means that you gain a well-rounded education that is research-led and clinically relevant. Where we feel you will benefit, we bring in additional specialists direct from the field.

Specialist facilities

The School of Health and Human Sciences is located at two sites; in the Kimmy Eldridge building on the Colchester campus and in the Gateway Building on the Southend campus.

As one of our CPD students, you may be taking modules at either campus or online to suit your needs, which means that you can access facilities across both campuses as required.

Example structure

-Accredited Prior Learning (15 Credits Level7) (optional)
-Accredited Prior Learning (30 Credits, Level 5) Version 2 (optional)
-Accredited Prior Learning (30 Credits, Level 7) (optional)
-Research Design and Critical Appraisal (optional)
-Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation (optional)
-Statistical Analysis (optional)
-Postgraduate Research Methods (optional)
-Learning, Teaching and Assessment
-Learning Organisations and Quality Enhancement (optional)
-Course Design and Development (optional)
-Dissertation
-Accredited Prior Learning (15 Credits, Level 7) (optional)
-Using Technology to Enhance Learning in Practice (optional)
-Using Reflective Practice (optional)

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Studying Clinical Education at UEA, whether it’s to Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s level, is a great way for health and social care professionals to develop their career as a leader in their field and as an educator. Read more
Studying Clinical Education at UEA, whether it’s to Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s level, is a great way for health and social care professionals to develop their career as a leader in their field and as an educator. If you are a good communicator and have a desire and aptitude for teaching, this could be the course for you.

What sets this programme apart is the unusually diverse range of students we attract - from junior clinicians to senior consultants, in every field of health and social care, and candidates from all over the world. This rich mix of student experience enhances the learning environment and is a valuable resource that will challenge you to think about how different people learn. This will make you an adaptable and creative teacher of the future.

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