31791 USD/year
6311 USD/year
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Develop your educational theory and practice, underpinned by a research project, for a career in clinical education with this Master of Clinical Education from University of Auckland. 

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The Master of Clinical Education from University of Auckland develops educational theory and practice to equip you for a career in clinical education.

Programme highlights 

  • Application of educational theory to teaching and learning in the clinical context.
  • Skills in clinical teaching, including one-on-one supervision, bedside teaching, small group teaching and interactive large group teaching.
  • Reflect on your own practice and draw on best evidence to promote improved practice in your workplace.
  • In-depth understanding of specialised areas of clinical education relevant to your area of practice.
  • Supervised research leading to advanced understudy in an area of clinical education.


Graduates may seek employment as educators in their clinical discipline in a healthcare organisation or at university. We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Clinical educator
  • Education researcher

Programme Structure

Taught masters (120 points)

  • Enter from a postgraduate qualification
  • Advanced taught courses in clinical skills teaching, curriculum and course design, supervision and research methods in health listed in the Master of Clinical Education Schedule (60 points)
  • Completion of a dissertation (60 points)
  • One year full-time or up to two consecutive years part-time

Taught masters (240 points) 

  • Enter from an undergraduate degree
  • Advanced taught courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule (120 points)
  • Approved advanced level courses covering topics in clinical education (60 points)
  • Completion of a dissertation (60 points)
  • Two consecutive years full-time or up to four years part-time

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits

120 or 240


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

120 points 

  • You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in clinical education at a recognised university (or similar institution), following an undergraduate degree. You will need a GPE of 5.0 or higher.

240 points  

  • You must have completed a relevant undergraduate degree such as medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, audiology, medical imagery, or nutrition and dietetics. Your study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution) and you will need a GPE of 5.0 or higher in your final year of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31791 USD/year
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  • National

    6311 USD/year
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  • Domestic: NZ$8,797.20 – $9,565.20
  • International: NZ$44,310

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /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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