Taught course

Clinical Professional Development

Edge Hill University · Medical School

Entry requirements

To join this course, you should be a graduate health professional with a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant healthcare-related subject. Applicants with a third-class honours degree with additional evidence of academic ability may also be considered.

You will need to provide evidence that you have access to a suitable workplace environment. A suitable reference, normally from your line manager, to confirm your suitability to join and complete the course is also required to support your application.

An interview forms part of the selection process.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Providing a comprehensive, innovative, diverse and flexible portfolio of modules within a multi-professional framework, this Postgraduate Certificate enables graduate healthcare professionals to support their ongoing professional development.

The programme is suitable for a wide range of graduate health professionals, including medical doctors, dentists, physician associates, nurses, and those working in the allied health professions. Patient safety is at the heart of the course, underpinned by professional knowledge and a robust evidence-based approach to practice.

The flexibility in module choice will ensure you can tailor the course to your individual needs and career plan, enhancing your employability and translating theory into practice to improve health outcomes. The modules you select can evolve as you study to complement your current and changing job role as a healthcare professional.

You will be supported in the development of transferable skills and professional attributes throughout your student journey. Successful graduates of the course are well placed to play a significant role in the delivery and development of aspects of medical and clinical practice, education, leadership, research and policy.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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