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Evidence and Values in Clinical Education

Gain a critical understanding of the complex interrelationships between evidence and values which underpin the practice and development of clinical education

  • This module plays a key role in preparing MMedEd participants to undertake a Professional Project or Dissertation
  • A combination of intensive face-to-face teaching (3 days) and online learning (resource-based learning and online discussion)
  • Optional tutorials will be available either face-to-face or via web-based video/audio conferencing


Before taking this module, you should have successfully completed the requirements of the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (which represents achievement of the HEA’s national professional standards for higher education).

You must either have already completed the following modules: 'Essentials of Clinical Education'; 'Assessment in Clinical Education'; and 'Becoming an Effective Teacher'.

Or, completed an M level postgraduate certificate in education (relevant to clinical education) at another institution and/or achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Other options:

  • MSc route: available as a core module on Masters in Medical Education (MMedEd) programme
  • Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information

Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts


Nicky Tiwana / Jessica Simpson

Leader: Deborah Biggerstaff

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CATS: 20

Code: MD967


Five taught days, day 1 & 3 of which is on-campus with remaining days online.


Mon 6th & Thurs 16th Feb


Tue 7th, Fri 17th & Fri 24th Feb

4,000 word essay to be submitted 8 weeks following the taught sessions

Next Course Start Date:

Monday 6th February 2023

Application Deadline: 05/01/2023

Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.

How to apply

Funding Opportunities

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