Clinical Professional Studies PGCert

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About the course

This course will provide a rounded education to prepare senior specialists for clinical practice, taking into account their academic and professional development needs. It is part of the Clinical Specialties programme within BSMS, and is jointly validated by the University of Brighton and University of Sussex.

Participants will study both theory and practical skills in a range of subjects that cover the three core domains of research, leadership and education.


Three professional modules:

  • Research Methods and Critical Appraisal
  • Leadership and Change Management in Clinical Services
  • Communication, Learning and Teaching in Health and Social Care

It is possible to substitute another module from the BSMS Department of Medical Education portfolio for one of the above modules.

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