Overview Studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education at UEA will set you apart as a leader and educator in your field. Designed for health and social care professionals, it’s a great way to develop your teaching, support and supervision skills, so that you can help others to learn, whether in clinical practice or higher education. You can complete your Postgraduate Diploma in one year full-time, during which you’ll explore clinical education theory and practice, and apply your knowledge and skills to work-based projects. You’ll develop fresh insights and a new level of critical thinking, and you’ll also get to grips with research methodologies. If you are an excellent communicator and have a desire and aptitude for teaching, our course will open new doors for you. You could become a full-time educator, a mentor, or a supervisor in a health care setting. Either way, you’ll graduate ready to train and inspire the healthcare workforce of the future. About This Course Our course offers you the ideal opportunity to learn from experienced clinical educators in an inter-professional context. Our teaching combines workshops and distance learning. And our course activities are designed to facilitate critical thinking, collaboration, workplace-based reflection and learning, and professional development. The course attracts students from a variety of professional backgrounds, across the fields of health and social care, including intercalating MBBS students. This rich mix of student knowledge, skills and experience is an incredible resource, challenging you to think about the different ways different people learn and helping you grow into an adaptable and creative teacher in the future. Throughout the course, you’ll explore advances in both theory and practice in clinical education, and you’ll apply what you have learned to work-based projects. You will increase your knowledge and skills, and broaden your perspective. You’ll also develop fresh insights and get motivated to bring about change and promote excellence in clinical education. You’ll need to have access to teaching opportunities while you are on the course, to enable you to make concrete theory-practice links, and to facilitate work-based projects. If you don’t have access to such opportunities for teaching, your course director will endeavour to identify suitable teaching opportunities for you. However, you will need to notify us about this before commencing the course. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Students take a combination of four compulsory and one optional modules.
A 2.2 degree in a health care profession, or equivalent required. Registration with a relevant professional statutory regulatory body and relevant professional experience is considered. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6350||Whole course|
Additional fee information
For those applying under the Health Education England contract, contract prices will apply.