Education (Clinical)

Supporting and delivering staff development is an intrinsic part of many roles in the healthcare sector. Doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and therapists supervise and mentor junior staff and deliver training sessions to peers.

Our practical taught programmes in clinical education are designed to build on your experience and enable you to develop the expertise necessary to develop effective strategies and teaching/training methods that you can use in the workplace.

MClinEd Programme

• Our MClinEd offers three separate awards (PGCert, PGDip and MClinEd) and you can choose the award that is most appropriate for you.
• HEA-accredited programme delivered through a combination of: study days, resource-based learning/private study with tutorial support; and work-based assignments including observed teaching.
• Part-time route suitable for members of the health professions who have clinical teaching or training responsibilities in the UK.
• Full-time route suitable for UK/international health care professionals who are taking a sabbatical,  fourth-year MB BS or BDS students who are taking an intercalated degree year, and newly qualified health professionals or others who wish to develop an interest in clinical education.
• If you have appropriate prior-accredited learning, you may be awarded some credit for part of the PGCert.

PhD/MPhil Study

Research students are supported in their studies through a structured programme of supervision and training via our faculty specific Research Training Programmes which have been endorsed by the UK research councils and adhere to their framework of excellence.

• Undertake a research degree, part time or full time, in a topic or issue that matches our research interest.
• Previous studies have included: patient safety in educational curricula; simulation for medical education and skills training; evaluating clinical teaching; and mentoring schemes for psychiatrists in the North East.
• Current school projects include eDoctoring and portfolio learning.

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