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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

Please note this course is full and closed for applications. If you wish to register your interest for future dates, please email: or click the black button on the top right of the page.


This course is designed for medical, dental and healthcare professionals who support learning in clinical environments as part of their professional role. It offers a practical introduction to important educational principles and models relating to adult education and how these apply to teaching, supervising or supporting learners in their workplaces.

The course aims to develop participants’ ability both to deliver their clinical teaching and to accumulate insight into the scholarship, research and professional values required of medical educators.

The course is being approved by the Academy of Medical Educators at Associate Fellowship level and participants who complete this course can apply directly to the AOME.

The course is funded by Health Education England East of England which includes Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. We regret that the course is not open to professionals who are employed outside this geographical area. Please see entry requirements tab below for further information.



Teaching & Assessment

Assessment and Qualifications

This course does not offer a formal qualification and you will not be required to submit an assessment. However you will be required to provide evidence of participation via an online reflective log and attend 100% of sessions to achieve a Certificate of Attendance. Please note that unless you attend all the sessions in full, you will not be awarded a Certificate.


Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. If your first language is not English, please refer to our Information for Applicants pages for further guidance.

Course dates

27 Mar 2019 to 05 Jun 2019

Course duration

3 days

Apply by

05 Feb 2019

Course director


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Master of Studies

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 3

Course code