M.A. Blended

Clinical Education

Edge Hill University

24 months
37 GBP/credit
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The MA in Clinical Education of Edge Hill University offers a supportive and challenging learning environment in which clinical educators can critically review and develop both theoretical perspectives and practical skills in the facilitation of learning and assessment.


You will systematically and creatively analyse the complexities of clinical education, based on active and reflective learning from your own experiences in practice.

The MA in Clinical Education of Edge Hill University will be run on a multi-professional basis, allowing practitioners such as medical doctors, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals to share their knowledge, experience and skills in teaching and supporting learning and the assessment or evaluation of teaching. You will improve your teaching skills and develop a critical understanding of how individuals learn in a clinical environment.


The MA Clinical Education programme will provide specialist knowledge that would be useful for any career that involves the support of learning and assessment in practice. In addition, the programme will enable you to develop skills of critical analysis and research commensurate with postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research and Clinical Education
  • Clinical Education Dissertation
  • Curriculum Design in Clinical Education
  • Educational Leadership in Health Settings 
  • Educational Supervision in the Clinical Context 
  • E-learning in Clinical Education 
  • Improving Practice in Clinical Education
  • Using Simulation to Support Clinical Learning
  • Mentoring and Coaching in Clinical Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To join this programme, prospective participants are expected to be experienced professionals in a medical, dental, nursing or allied health speciality, with some responsibilities for education within the workplace.
  • You will be expected to hold a Postgraduate Certificate in a relevant subject (such as PGCert Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice or an equivalent) as the first 60 credits of the award.
  • Please note, if you wish to access any of the modules on a stand-alone basis you do not need to have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice or an equivalent course of study. These applications will be considered on individual merit.
  • You will be asked to provide references. Interviews may also be used to supplement the application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    37 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37 GBP per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


For comprehensive information about the financial support available to eligible UK and EU students joining postgraduate courses at Edge Hill University, together with details of how to apply for potential funding, please view the Money Matters guide.

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