Duration
Full-time: Varies
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2017 Late Year Term – 1 December
2018 Semester One – 26 February
Available locations
Grafton
Points
120 or 240
Programme type
Postgraduate
Taught & research options available

Programme overview

The Master of Clinical Education (MClinEd) programme 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.

Programme structure

Students can choose between a taught (120 and 240 points) or research (120 and 240 point) masters.

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

Research masters (120 points)

  • Enter from a postgraduate qualification
  • Choose between a thesis (120 points) or a research portfolio (120 points)
  • One consecutive year full-time or up to two consecutive years part-time

Research masters (240 points)

  • Enter from an undergraduate degree
  • Choose from a thesis (120 points) or a research portfolio (120 points)
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule (120 points)
  • Two consecutive years full-time or up to four years part-time

2018 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education

  • Study option
    Taught 240 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelors degree in a clinical discipline

  • Study option
    Research 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education

  • Study option
    Research 240 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelors degree in a clinical discipline

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education with a GPA of 5.0 or higher.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health related discipline.

You must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant clinical discipline such as medicine, midwifery, nursing, optometry, pharmacy or physiotherapy. You need to have achieved a GPA of 5.0 or higher in the final year of your degree.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education with a GPA of 5.0 or higher.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health related discipline.

You must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant clinical discipline such as medicine, midwifery, nursing, optometry, pharmacy or physiotherapy. You need to have achieved a GPA of 5.0 or higher in the final year of your degree.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    One year of postgraduate study

  • Study option
    Taught 240 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    An undergraduate degree

  • Study option
    Research 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    One year of postgraduate study

  • Study option
    Research 240 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    An undergraduate degree

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

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.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

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.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

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.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

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.

You also need to be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health-related discipline.

How much does a Master of Clinical Education cost per year?

2018 fees

Domestic students
NZ$8,364 – $9,092.40*
International students
NZ$42,606*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. 2018 fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $6.78 per point, estimated at $813.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Scholarships and awards

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Student loans and allowances

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Cost of living

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Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2018
8 December 2017

Start dates

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Other important dates

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Where could this programme take you?

Graduates may seek employment as educators in their clinical discipline in a healthcare organisation or at university.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Clinical educator
  • Education researcher

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