Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation

University of Birmingham

9080 GBP/year
3770 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation programme from University of Birmingham is designed to provide healthcare educators and other healthcare professional trainers with the knowledge and skills to design, develop and facilitate effective simulation training and education.


Suitable for all health care professionals with an interest or involvement in delivering training and education, the main aims of this Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation programme from University of Birmingham 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 aid 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.


We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market. The Careers Network also have subject specific careers consultants and advisers for each College so you can be assured the information you receive will be relevant to your subject area. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult learning theory and its application to multidisciplinary healthcare simulation
  • Healthcare Simulation Delivery
  • Human factors in healthcare

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant first degree or an equivalent professional qualification is required, ideally in healthcare and allied specialties (including simulation technicians).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9080 GBP per year
  • National

    3770 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3770 GBP per year


  • £1,885 part-time (this includes a bench fee of £250)

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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