Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 1320 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation at University of Birmingham

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 you 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.

Simulation is becoming increasingly prevalent as a tool for teaching and learning in health care because it provides a safe environment in which students can develop clinical skills and non-technical skills via guided debriefing. The aim of this programme is to provide healthcare educators and other healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and facilitate effective simulation training and education for their learners. The programme offers you the opportunity to study the principles of experiential learning theory in healthcare simulation, the process of creating simulation scenarios and the concepts underlying safe and effective debriefing. In addition to theoretical study the course aims to promote the wider use of simulation modalities, non technical skills and human factors in healthcare teaching, learning and practice.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 1320 per yearInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2640 per yearInternational course feesGBP 10245 per year

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.

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