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Are you a doctor, dentist or other healthcare professional seeking to develop your role as a teacher, trainer, supervisor or mentor? This MClinEd Clinical Education programme at University of Plymouth builds your confidence and competence and develops your research skills. 

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Also available to study full-time over one year, or part-time over three years, with this MClinEd Clinical Education programme at University of Plymouth  you will be supported in applying new knowledge and skills to your current or future professional role.

On this programme, you collaborate with colleagues from a range of healthcare professions, sharing your experiences and advancing your knowledge of teaching, learning and assessment. Whichever pathway you choose, full- or part-time, assessments enable you to develop your educational practice and interests, whatever your individual context and role. Also available to study part-time online, or as a full-time programme for intercalating students.

Key Features:

  • Develop your understanding of clinical education and enhance your skills as a teacher.
  • Appropriate for healthcare professionals from a range of backgrounds.
  • Accredited by the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).
  • Equip yourself with the skills to plan and conduct a full masters dissertation.
  • Benefit from a collaborative learning environment with face-to-face study days, blended learning materials and one-to-one tutorial support.
  • Available to study part-time online with a single induction day for orientation and meeting your peers.
  • Full-time version of this programme also available.
  • Interactive teaching with a strong focus on practice.
  • Aligned to Advance HE's Professional Standards Framework for national recognition of teaching excellence
  • Your MSc will be completed over the course of three years.


This programme has been accredited by the Higher Education AcademyThis programme has been accredited by the Academy of Medical Educators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Learning and Teaching in Clinical Education
  • Assessment, Feedback and Evaluation: Principles and Practices
  • Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education 
  • Research Methods in Healthcare
  • Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for postgraduate programmes of study can usually be made throughout the year.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a recognised first degree or equivalent will be required. Experience acquired through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of your ability to succeed in the programme may also be considered, in line with QAA guidance. It is essential that within your professional role you have opportunities to teach in order to be able to complete some of the assignments.
  • If your first language is not English you will be required to provide evidence of competence in English language

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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