Brunel University London
Advanced Clinical Practice
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Degree in a relevant health profession with at least one year of clinical work experience
The College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (CHMLS) has a long and successful track record in the education and training of allied health professionals, which is now expanding to include undergraduate medicine and nursing awards.
This new programme is available to internal and external applicants including our clinical partners and collaborators who accept students on clinical placements.
PgCert in Clinical Education will register its first cohort in September 2023 for the academic year 2023-24, the course will run part-time for 12 months.
MSc and PgDip will have their first intake in September 2024.
The programme content may be offered as:
The College has established good relationships between health professional programmes and NHS partners and this is degree represents;
This programme is specifically for;
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Table 1: Programme Structure for the MSc in Clinical Education
Name of Module
Developing Educational Practice / Advanced Communication Strategies
Assessment and Quality Assurance in Clinical Education
Planning an Inclusive Curriculum
Clinical Education and Digital Cultures
Applied Research Methods in Clinical Education
New: Shared elements with the validated module: PN5604: Applied Research in Health and Social Care
Facilitating Interprofessional Learning
Advanced Clinical Leadership (PH5612)
Validated for the ACP programme
Simulation in Clinical Education
Evidencing Contemporary Clinical Education Practice
This course can be studied 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time, starting in September.
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
Read more about the structure of postgraduate degrees at Brunel
Graduates of a Masters in Clinical Education go on to be successful in the various educational roles enhancing pedagogic practice within professional environments.
The award can be the springboard for leadership opportunities within clinical and teaching positions - some graduates pursue further research including doctoral theses.
The various characteristics of the programme facilitate learning because you are stimulated by the dynamic course content.
The concepts that challenge you developing critical thinking and this is a significant transferable skill supporting your future career and aspirations.
A Master’s degree is motivational as it influences and inspires personal self-confidence that contributes to career success.
This may be as a clinical educator within the NHS, further and higher education, and other areas aligned within public and private sector providers.
Minimum of 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised medicine / health professions qualification.*
*Health professional candidates who do not hold an honours degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis, according to professional experience.
Staged Masters ( 3 year) : £3,830 ( UK/EU); £6,440 ( International)
More information on any additional course-related costs.
Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase.
Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2023/24 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to continue our support during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course.
See our fees and funding page for full details of postgraduate scholarships available to Brunel applicants.
The programme equips you with the essential skills to be a clinical educator who can adapt to changes in pedagogic practice.
This is reflected in the assessment profile, by enabling you to:
Read our guide on how to avoid plagiarism in your assessments at Brunel.