Taught course

Clinical Education

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

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Entry requirements

Applicants for the programme will be required to hold a medical or dental degree. At the time of enrolment applicants must have completed Foundation 2 training or equivalent and must currently be employed in a health care setting or university.

Applicants must be working in a clinical setting/university in Northern Ireland, Great Britain or Republic of Ireland.

Applicants must apply for admission to the PG Certificate in Clinical Education initially. On satisfactory completion of the Certificate programme, applicants will then be eligible to progress to the PG Diploma. On satisfactory completion of the Diploma programme, applicants will then be eligible to progress to the Masters in Clinical Education.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

The Clinical Education programmes are designed for Dental and Medical practitioners who want to improve their teaching skills.

Entry to the Clinical Education Programmes is at PG Certificate level. On successful completion of the PG Certificate students may decide to progress to the PG Diploma. On successful completion of the PG Diploma students may decide to progress to the MSc.

The programme offers participants an opportunity to develop practical teaching skills and acquire the knowledge to underpin their educational practice with Masters level study. The programme will offer you opportunities to review your teaching techniques and includes practical teaching projects.

Whilst you will follow a common menu of face-to-face modules, each module will allow you an opportunity to consider application and implementation of programme content to your own teaching practice. Course assignments relate to participants individual practice and work setting. Participants are able to influence their learning by selecting from a range of contemporary issues that are aligned with individual needs or interests.

The course team has experience in Medical and Healthcare Education. Teaching sessions are delivered by Queen’s staff in association with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+442890973838