Mahrukh Mirza

Academic profile

Dr Mahrukh Mirza

Lecturer in Clinical Education
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Mahrukh's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 05: SDG 5 - Gender EqualityGoal 10: SDG 10 - Reduced InequalitiesGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Mahrukh

As the Deputy Programme Lead for the Masters in Clinical Education (MClinEd), I am involved in overseeing the MClinEd programme within the Medical School, Faculty of Health. Additionally, I contribute to teaching across the following three programmes:
  • Masters in Clinical Education
  • Masters in Healthcare Management, Leadership and Innovation
  • Masters in Global and Remote Healthcare
My research interests primarily focus on widening participation, inclusivity, and diversity in clinical education, technology-enhanced learning, digital health, and digital education. Specifically, I explore how these factors contribute to enhancing educational opportunities and reducing disparities within healthcare training. I am the Chair of the Racial Equality Charter
I am also the Co-Chair of the Faculty of Health’s Research Ethics and Integrity Committee (FREIC, Taught Masters)


Module Lead:
CLE 713: Contemporary Issues in Clinical Education
CLE 723: Technology Enhanced Learning
CLE 731: Research Design Course Tutor:
CLE 711: Principles of Learning and Teaching in Clinical Education
CLE 712: Assessment, Feedback and Evaluation: Principles and Practices
Academic Tutor (BMBS)
Student Selected Component (SSC) Facilitator for the Module 'Medicine in Society'.

Contact Mahrukh

Postgraduate Office, Tamar Science Park, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 437396