Taught course

Clinical and Professional Education

UCL Institute of Education · UCL Medical School

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and relevant professional experience in a clinical or educational setting.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting interprofessional programme has been designed by UCL Medical School to meet the needs of practitioners of all disciplines involved in the education and training of medical, nursing and other healthcare staff.

UCL Medical School co-ordinates developments in medical teaching and education and addresses curriculum development, academic standards, the assessment process, ethics and law, clinical and generic skills acquisition and research in medical and clinical education.

Our programmes enable participants to gain greater knowledge of teaching and learning processes, develop practical skills and techniques, and gain a deeper understanding of the evidence and theory underpinning current thinking and practice in clinical and professional education.

Given the interprofessional nature of this programme you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals keen to enhance the teaching and learning of clinical and professional education across medical, nursing and allied health professions.

Part-time: 3 years; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Qualification and course duration


full time
60 months
part time
36 months


This programme is delivered through a combination of methods with some blended learning, some distance learning and some face-to-face. Modules use a range of interactive online methods through a virtual learning environment to enable students to learn in a virtual, collaborative environment. Assessment is through coursework.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214