Taught course

Clinical Education

Institution
University of Exeter · University of Exeter Medical School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency.

Months of entry

September

Course content

There is an increasing need for clinical teachers to hold formal qualifications. Our Clinical Education programmes are suitable for qualified health professionals or intercalating students who want to develop and accredit teaching skills.

Our programmes look at clinical education from a new and practical standpoint, based on the reality of delivering clinical education in modern healthcare environments.

It is specifically created for those wishing to develop their roles as clinical educators and is suitable for those from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds including medical researchers, academic clinical fellows, nurses, allied healthcare, public health professionals, and doctors.

You will be learning with a diverse array of healthcare professionals; offering a substantially wider perspective than many other courses are able to offer.

You will spend time learning the craft of teaching. If you are not currently involved in teaching, the course will provide ample opportunity to regularly practice teaching in a safe environment with feedback from fellow students.

This is a blended (face-to-face and online) course and we will work around your priorities and the major service and time pressures you have enabling you to complete the course at your own pace.

The themes running through the programme are a comprehensive introduction to clinical education, coaching and mentoring, principles of assessment and practical delivery of teaching.

The course is evidence-based - incorporating the latest research and current issues in academic clinical education. Some of this research has been carried out by the course tutors, consisting of highly experienced clinical educators and researchers.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements
IELTS (Academic)
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
University of Exeter Medical School
Email
medicine@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725500