UCL Medical School Postgraduate Programmes

UCLMS are delighted to offer a range of programmes aimed at a various professions and with a choice of learning delivery (online/attendance/blended) designed to enable the student to work around their own professional/personal responsibilities.  

MSc Clinical and Professional Education

We offer an innovative, flexible postgraduate programme in Clinical and Professional Education which can be studied on a part time and flexible basis as a PG Certificate, Diploma or MSc.

This is a modular programme delivered by distance and blended learning, enabling students to combine part time study with their clinical and professional commitments. All of the modules on the below list are available to be taken as part of the programme, on a standalone basis, or as CPD-only (without assessment).

Fees 2017-18

Fees for the PG Cert/Dip/MSc in Clinical and Professional Education are collected centrally by UCL and you will be invoiced upon commencing your studies. 

  • Full MSc: £7,050 (UK/EU), £16,340 (overseas)
  • Exit at Dip: £4,700 (UK/EU), £10,893 (overseas)
  • Exit at Cert: £2,350 (UK/EU), £5,447 (overseas)

Standalone/CPD module fees are collected at departmental level by UCL Medical School and are payable via the UCL Online Store (credit/debit card).

  • Standalone module 15-credit bearing: £587.50 (UK), £1,361.70 (overseas)
  • Standalone module non-credit bearing (CPD): £310.00

Please note we are unable to offer any discounts on fees.

Applications

There are different application methods depending on the route you choose.

  • Cert/Dip/MSc CPE: you can apply for the 2017-18 academic year via the website http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/degrees/clinical-professional-education-pg-cert.  The deadline for applications to this programme is 28 July 2017.
  • Standalone module credit bearing: to apply for the standalone programme please complete an application form here.
  • Standalone module non-credit bearing (CPD): You can apply for any of these modules on a CPD basis (without assessment) by completing an application form here.

    • The deadline for applications to the standalone modules is eight weeks before each module start date (see below list).

MA Clinical Education

This inter-professional programme addresses the contemporary context, educational theory and practical teaching skills relevant to practitioners of all disciplines involved in education and training of healthcare professionals.  This programme enables participants to develop their research and analytical capabilities in order to:

  • develop their practice as educational supervisors and mentors
  • develop their skills and practice as clinical education teachers
  • critically analyse theory policy and practice in clinical education
  • conduct research in clinical education

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.  The programme consists of one core module (30 credits), either a dissertation (60 credits), or a report (30 credits), and further optional modules from the below list.

Fees 2017-18

Fees for the MA Clinical Education are collected centrally by UCL and you will be invoiced upon commencing your studies.

  • £7,925 (UK/EU, f/t)
  • £17,190 (overseas, f/t)  

To view further information please visit the MA in Clinical Education webpage.

Applications

You can apply for the MA Clinical Education via http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/degrees/clinical-education-ma.  

The deadline for applications to this programme for entry in September 2017 is 28 July 2017.

Standalone Short Course Programme

The modules on the MSc Clinical and Professional Education are also available to be studied on a standalone basis, as either credit-bearing or non-credit-bearing (CPD without assessment).  This programme also enables students to join at different times in the academic year rather than the standard September/October of each year. 

Fees 2017-18

Standalone/CPD module fees are collected at departmental level by UCL Medical School and are payable via the UCL Online Store (credit/debit card).

  • Standalone module 15-credit bearing: £587.50 (UK), £1,361.70 (overseas)
  • Standalone module non-credit bearing (CPD): £310.00

Please note we are unable to offer any discounts on fees.

Applications 

  • Standalone module credit bearing: to apply for the standalone programme please complete an application form here.
  • Standalone module non-credit bearing (CPD): You can apply for any of these modules on a CPD basis (without assessment) by completing an application form here.

    • The deadline for applications is eight weeks before each module (see below list).

Joint UCLMS-RCP Cert/Dip/MSc in Medical Education

In addition to our PG Cert/Dip/MSc in Clinical and Professional Education we also deliver a M level programme in Medical Education in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians London.

Please visit the RCP education website for more information.

Module Library

  • All of these modules can be taken as either part of the MSc Clinical and Professional Education or the MA Clinical Education.
  • Those marked * can also be taken on a standalone/CPD basis.
  • Those marked ** are owned by departments outside of UCLMS but can be taken as part of the MA Clinical Education.
Module title
Credits
Delivery
Dates/teaching block 2017-18
Face to face sessions (compulsory)
Clinical and Educational Supervision 30 Online 23 Apr - 02 July 2018
n/a
Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education (Core module for MA CE)
30
Face to face
09 Oct 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 tbc
Education for Healthcare Professionals*
15
Online 09 Oct 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 n/a
Introduction to Assessment*
15
Online
09 Oct 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 n/a
Introduction to Clinical Simulation*
15
Blended 14 May 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 tbc
Leadership Skills for the Healthcare Professional*
15
Face to face 14 May 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 tbc
Qualitative Research Methods for CPE *
15
Online
08 Jan 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 n/a
Quality Improvement in Healthcare*
15
Online 05 Mar 2018 (Easter break: 23 Mar to  09 Apr 2018) - 11 May 2018 n/a
Teaching and Learning in Medical Education* (Core module for PG Cert CPE) 15
Blended • 08 Jan 2018 - 02 Mar 2018
• 14 May 2018 - 06 Jul 2018
• 09 Jan 2018
• 15 May 2018
Teaching Ethics and Law in Clinical Education*
15
Blended 05 Mar 2018 (Easter break: 23 Mar to 09 Apr 2018) - 11 May 2018 tbc
Writing a Research Proposal* (Core module for PG Dip CPE)
15
Online 09 Oct 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 n/a
Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher Education** 30 Blended Tbc
Tbc
Innovation and Change in Higher and Professional Education** 30
Face to face
03 Oct - 05 Dec 2017
Tuesdays 5-8pm from 03 Oct - 05 Dec 2017
Learning and Teaching for Adults** 30
Face to face
Tbc Tbc
Systematic reviews for Policy and Practice**
30
Online
Tbc Tbc
Technology and Education beyond the classroom**
30
Online
Tbc Tbc
Understanding Education Research**
30
Face to face
Tbc Tbc
Understanding Research** 30
Blended Tbc Tbc