University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Medical Simulation

This course is designed for those with an interest in the educational uses of simulation in medicine and/or health. The course explores both the thinking behind the use of simulation and the ways in which its educational use can be enhanced; it also provides opportunities to rehearse approaches to the use of simulation in the simulation centre and to tailor assessment elements in line with professional interests and needs.

Entry requirements

This course is open to medical, dental, veterinary and healthcare graduates; it is also open to graduates with staff and educational development experience in associated professional contexts; as part of the course, students are required to access opportunities to facilitate sessions in a simulation centre; this may be in their own workplace, or, by prior arrangement in the Butterfield Simulation Centre; any additional costs relating to students' individualised use of simulation facilities is borne by the student (i.e. is not included in the unit cost).

Course modules

Medical education in practice; contemporary educational perspectives; workplace based learning.

Assessment methods

Teaching portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Putteridge Bury campus Luton LU2 8LE South East

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