Taught Degrees in Medical Education and Clinical and Professional Education

Clinical and Professional Education Programme

As part of our directory of programmes in clinical and medical education we offer an innovative, flexible postgraduate programme in Clinical and Professional Education. This can be studied on a part time and flexible basis as a PG Certificate, PG 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. Students are able to select modules from our module portfolio and all modules available for study as part of the PG Cert/Dip/MSc can also be studied as standalone modules.

Clinical and Professional Education Module Portfolio

These modules can be taken as part of our PG Certificate and Diploma in Clinical and Professional Education or as standalone modules (credit bearing or non-credit bearing).

UCLMS Module Schedule 2016/17

Block 1: 10 October - 3 December
Block 2: 9 January - 3 March
Block 3: 6 March - 7 April; 24 April - 12 May
Block 4: 15 May - 7 July
Teaching and Learning in Medical Education (core module PG Cert: 15 credits)
Quality Improvement in Healthcare (15 credits)
Education for the Healthcare Professions (15 credits)
Leadership Skills for the Healthcare Professional (15 credits)
Writing a Research Proposal (core module PG Dip: 15 credits)
Introduction to Assessment (15 credits)
Teaching Ethics and Law in Clinical Education (15 credits)
Introduction to Clinical Simulation (15 credits)
  Qualitative Research Methods for Clinical and Professional Education (15 credits)

Fees 2016/17

PG Certificate

  • UK (P/T): £2,280.00
  • Overseas (P/T): £5,415.00

Standalone modules

  • M level (credit-bearing):  £570.00
  • CPD only (non credit-bearing, without assessment): £300.00

How to apply

  • For information on applying for the PG Certificate in Clinical and Professional Education please visit the UCL admission’s website here.
  • To apply for the modules on a standalone or CPD basis please complete an application form here.


Visit our FAQs page for more information or contact uclms.postgraduate@ucl.ac.uk.

Joint UCL-RCP Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma / MSc 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.

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