Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Education (Clinical)

Research in the School of Medical Education focuses on how we better understand and improve education within the classroom and clinical context. MPhil and PhD applications that are innovative and creative are particularly welcomed. Research is focused on improving our knowledge and understanding of health professional education within classroom and clinical environments. By focusing on the processes of learning, teaching and innovation we add to existing academic knowledge within this field. The School also has a dedicated team for the development of research within and applied specifically to the MBBS programme.

Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD: A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master's degree would be advantageous. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 6.5. International students may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate before they can get their visa or study on this programme.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

School of Medical Education
Telephone number: 
0191 208 4525