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  MSc Medical and Clinical Education


University of Essex    School of Health and Social Care

Part time October MSc 6 Years Part-Time
Education (11) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc in Medical and Clinical Education at our esteemed institution. Tailored for busy professionals, our CPD pathways offer flexible study options leading to postgraduate certificates, diplomas, or a Masters degree. Delve into the core concepts of learning, teaching, and assessment in medical and clinical settings, honing your skills as an educator. Benefit from a modularised approach, allowing part-time study over two to five years, with support from our online learning platform, Moodle. To qualify, you need current registration with a professional regulatory body, a relevant first degree or equivalent experience, and a minimum of three years in healthcare, including teaching and assessing experience. As a student, you'll collaborate with our Service User Reference Group, gaining invaluable insights into real-world healthcare scenarios. Our commitment to NHS values ensures a holistic approach to education, preparing you to excel in your professional journey. Join us to unlock your potential and make a lasting impact in the field of medical and clinical education.

About the course

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.

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Entry Requirements

Current registration with a relevant professional regulatory body.

A relevant first degree, or equivalent e.g. professional experience and responsibility.

Current involvement in teaching and assessing in practice, plus 3 years healthcare experience.

Applicants wishing to achieve NMC Practice Teacher or Teacher qualifications must supply on application:

a statement of support from their service manager;
the name of the practice teacher or teacher that will be supporting their practice learning; and
evidence of successful completion of a mentor preparation programme or equivalent.



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Where is University of Essex
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