University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Medical and Healthcare Simulation

This programme offers the opportunity to study all aspects of simulation as way of providing education and training to others, whilst grounding it firmly in a sound evidence based knowledge of educational theory and practice. Students have the opportunity to study all aspects of the theory and practice of health and medical education in the workplace, the design, and delivery of scenarios and simulation sessions, planning simulation facilities, programming simulators. Students also have the opportunity to study medical emergencies and managing risk, leadership and teamwork, business skills, and evidence based practice.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related discipline. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional/academic experience will also be considered, normally 2 years full-time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field of practice whilst enrolled on the programme. If English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Modules include: evidence based practice; health and medical education in the workplace; health and medical simulation; medical emergencies and human error (managing risk, improving services). Optional module include: healthcare disciplines project; leadership in practice; legal and ethical issues in healthcare; work based learning in health and medical practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 510 per Credit (England) 5 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 510 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 5 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 510 per Credit (Scotland) 5 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 510 per Credit (Wales) 5 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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