Taught course

Clinical Education MSc

University of Aberdeen · School of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

Months of entry


Course content


You tailor your learning to the role of a clinical educator further developing particular interests with optional modules (e.g. simulation in clinical education). You review theory and practical design evaluation in a clinical environment. The Diploma empowers you as an educational manager, leader and scholar though development of advanced skills.

The programme provides an exploration and analysis of underlying educational theory with its practical application to the design, delivery and evaluation of teaching, assessment and educational leadership and management in the context of the clinical environment.

Industry Links and Careers

You learn with a range of professionals to develop your contextual skills in your existing role as educator, in an existing clinical and academic post. Clinical educational roles include those approved by the General Medical Council such as educational supervisors, lead roles such as directors and medical education or training directors.


Why Choose Aberdeen?

  • You will receive face to face teaching at one of the largest medical campuses in Europe and video conferencing to allow for collaborative learning.
  • Aberdeen is ranked in the top 10 for the Medical School

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

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