Subjects

Clinical Education

Overview

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences offers multi-disciplinary postgraduate programmes in clinical education to provide the opportunity for clinical teachers to become excellent educators and researchers in this field. The programmes are of particular relevance to doctors involved in delivering medical undergraduate or specialist training programmes, clinical nurse educators, and other health professionals with a role in education.

Areas of study

The programmes offer a range of clinical education courses on topics including the core principles and practice of teaching and learning, curriculum planning, small group learning, clinical supervision, assessment and evaluation, simulation, inter-professional learning and e-learning. Assignments are built around students’ own teaching context and opportunities are provided for students to undertake research projects in their area of interest.

Available courses:

  • Clinical Teaching
  • Assessing Clinical Performance
  • Learning in Small Groups
  • Curriculum and Course Design
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Simulation and Clinical Skills
  • Interprofessional Learning
  • E-learning
  • Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting
  • Research Methods

 

You can study Clinical Education in the following programmes:

What you will learn

Our courses offer health professionals opportunities to learn skills for improving their teaching and assessment strategies that can then be applied to their own specialty areas and contexts. Health professionals are also introduced to the ideas underpinning clinical education and the most relevant literature. Health professionals will be exposed to the latest trends in medical education research and will learn skills that they can apply to their own teaching and research interests.

Career opportunities

The programmes are of particular relevance to doctors involved in delivering medical undergraduate or specialist training programmes, clinical nurse educators, and other health professionals with a role in education.

More information

The Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education