12 months
1580 GBP/module
1580 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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This innovative and contemporary Health and Medical Simulation programme from University of Hertfordshire is designed for medical doctors, medical & nursing educators, other healthcare professionals and technicians with a specialist interest in simulation based medical education. 

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This Health and Medical Simulation programme from University of Hertfordshire will provide students with the skills to maximise the use of simulation based medical education to enhance the knowledge, skills and experiences of their students, act as consultants in building their own simulation provision and the use of simulation as a means of identifying system failure.

Postgraduate Medicine at the University has been highly evaluated for its standard of teaching and student support and students will benefit from using an expanding range of simulation facilities supported by expert academic, clinical and technical staff.

Learning Outcomes

This programme aims to:

  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills required to utilise high, medium and low fidelity simulation as a training and educational tool in order to improve the knowledge, skills and experiences of others.
  • Enable students to empower others to transfer learning acquired in simulation scenarios to the workplace in order to increase patient safety and improve the quality of services.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching in simulation settings on the knowledge and skills of other health care practitioners in order to increase patient safety and improve the quality of services.
  • Critically appraise best evidence in order to inform and develop practice in simulation based medical education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health and Medical Simulation: Design and Delivery
  • Medical Emergencies and Human Error: Managing Risk, Improving Services
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Health and Medical Education in the Workplace
  • Work Based Learning 
  • Evidence Based Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree in a related discipline, although applicants with evidence of equivalent professional/academic experience will be considered.
  • Normally two years full time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field of practice.
  • Normally employed in a relevant area of practice whilst enrolled on the programme.
  • Overseas students will need to satisfy the University's English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 or above (or TOEFL equivalent). If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level. 
  • References will be required to confirm specialist experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1580 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1580 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    1580 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1580 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • per 30 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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