The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching is a professional development opportunity for clinicians who teach clinical learners of all levels in healthcare settings.

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of effective clinical teaching, learning and assessment
  • Critically analyse research underpinning clinical teaching
  • Prepare and deliver effective, efficient and appropriate clinical teaching in a variety of settings
  • Understand the academic basis of effective clinical teaching.

Course Description

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching is the first in a suite of courses designed for clinical teachers offered as part of the Excellence in Clinical Teaching (EXCITE) program.

Designed to broaden the skills of professionals who deliver clinical education, this one-year part time course hones transferable skills and knowledge to make teaching more efficient, enjoyable and effective. Among a stimulating peer group, this practical and immersive award course will allow you to achieve the same excellence in your teaching as in your clinical work. 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Australian and international clinical teachers are welcome to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching. It offers training for all levels, whether you are starting out in your career, looking to enhance skills mid-career, or aiming to increase teaching while scaling back your clinical load.

All Australian and international clinical teachers are welcome to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching. The course is not available to students who require a student visa to reside and study in Australia. However, we do offer an intensive coursework option for interstate and international clinicians, which requires participants to visit Melbourne only once each semester for four days.

PATHWAYS TO FURTHER STUDY

The program provides a pathway to the Graduate Diploma and Master courses in Clinical Education for those interested in developing a career in this field.

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