Masters | Postgraduate Course - Clinical Education MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
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Course Fees
For 2019/20, fees will be charged pro rata per 15-credit module for UK/EU students. Fees are subject to an annual increment each academic year. UK/EU: £8,600 full-time 1 year; £2,800 PgCert part-time 1 year; £2,800 PgDip part-time 1 year International: £21,100 full-time 1 year; £7,000 PgCert part-time 1 year; £7,000 PgDip part-time 1 year Pro Rata Module fees Fees per 15 credit module: UK/EU: £700 International: £1,750
Contact Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Clinical Education MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time

There is an increasing need for clinical teachers to hold formal qualifications. Our Clinical Education programmes are suitable for qualified health professionals or intercalating students who want to develop and accredit teaching skills.

Our programmes look at clinical education from a new and practical standpoint, based on the reality of delivering clinical education in modern healthcare environments.

It is specifically created for those wishing to develop their roles as clinical educators and is suitable for those from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds including medical researchers, academic clinical fellows, nurses, allied healthcare, public health professionals, and doctors.

Module details

Stage 1

Compulsory modules

  • HPDM105 Education Essentials 15
  • HPDM106 Principles of Supervision and Mentoring 15
  • HPDM104 Assessing Learning 15
  • HPDM103 Teaching Practitioner 15

Stage 2
Compulsory modules

  • HPDM060 Evidence for Clinical Education 15
  • HPDM061 Researching Clinical Education 15
  • HPDM110 Teaching in a Digital World 15
  • HPDM109 Principles of Curriculum Design and Evaluation 15

Stage 3
Compulsory modules

  • HPDM108 Independent Research (Clinical Education) 60


Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

It is expected that you will already be in employment in the healthcare sector/clinical academics. This programme will enhance your opportunity to take on more demanding roles within medical schools or faculties of healthcare or in management roles within hospital trusts. The eventual full Masters programme will also enhance opportunities for further educational research, PhD programmes and leadership roles within higher education and healthcare sectors.