Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Clinical Education

This is a flexible practice-based course designed for health professionals and others who are involved in, or wish to develop an interest in, clinical education. The course provides students with opportunities to develop their teaching skills and to adopt a scholarly approach to clinical education. It enables them to acquire the expertise necessary for effective clinical education in the context of their own educational roles, responsibilities and interests.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, in a healthcare profession; applicants must already have relevant experience of clinical teaching, be working in a job where they will be involved in clinical education for the duration of the programme and demonstrate that they have sufficient post-registration clinical experience to be able to benefit from the programme; those wishing to study the Teaching Methods module must be working within the Northern NHS deanery; PGDip applicants must have completed the PGCert; MClinEd applicants must have completed the PGDip; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of IELTS 7.0 in all sub-sections) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles and practice of teaching; learning in a professional context; understanding curricula; investigating clinical education; understanding educational research; advanced study module. Optional modules: Current educational issues; utilising technology in clinical education.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MClinEd Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MClinEd Full-time £ 13,430 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MClinEd Part-time - 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 13,430 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
Part-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Course Secretary, School of Medical Sciences Education Development
Telephone number: 
0191 222 5437