Clinical Education

University of Aberdeen


Old Aberdeen Campus


Gain a clinical education qualification and learn to deliver, organise and lead clinical training.
Join us online for a flexible Masters in Clinical Education that fits around full-time work.

Graduate with the knowledge and skills to develop, deliver, and research first-class clinical education in your own discipline.

Tailor your learning with elective courses in teaching with simulation, teaching technology, clinical learning in primary care, and more.
Enjoy one-to-one support for your professional development goals and MSc research project.
Mix 24/7 learning resources you can access anytime with live online teaching sessions, for a more social and active learning experience.
Outstanding teaching and networking
You’ll learn from senior academics, lecturers and NHS staff from a variety of clinical backgrounds. All are actively engaged in clinical education and pedagogic research.

You’ll be studying alongside students working as clinical staff in medical, dental, and nursing education, as well as doctors, nurses, dentists, physician associates and other healthcare professionals.

You can exit after 1 year with PgCert Clinical Education

You can exit after 2 years with PgDip Clinical Education

Entry Requirements

Applicants will usually possess an honours level degree, usually in a healthcare (for example MBChB, nursing or BDS) or healthcare related area (psychology) and currently be involved in teaching practice to be eligible.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Blended learning

Course Length

32 months


Life Sciences and Medicine


Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

SCQF Level