University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation

Suitable for all health care professionals with an interest or involvement in delivering training and education, the main aims of this programme are to provide students with: an understanding of the principles of adult learning and how they can be applied to multidisciplinary health care simulation training; an understanding of the evolution, variety and importance of human factors in healthcare practice; the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and facilitate simulation training; the debriefing skills required to aide learners subsequent reflection and development.

Entry requirements

A relevant 1st degree or an equivalent professional qualification is required, ideally in healthcare and allied specialties.

Course modules

Modules: Adult learning theory and its application to multidisciplinary healthcare simulation; development and debriefing of multidisciplinary healthcare simulation scenarios; non-technical skills for multidisciplinary healthcare simulation

Assessment methods

Assessment methods used on the programme include: oral presentations, evidence based essays and creation of simulation scenarios for use within a high-fidelity simulation suite.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,490 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
PgCert Part-time £ 9,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
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0121 414 5005