Taught course

Simulation in Clinical Practice

University of Brighton · Institute of Postgraduate Medicine

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from medicine, nursing, paramedics, physician associates and other healthcare specialist groups. Current employment in a clinical role which includes teaching or developing simulation-based education is essential.

The course forms one of two validated routes for entry to the PGDip or MSc in Clinical Education, the other being via the PGCert in Medical Education.

Prior study at level 6 and experience in delivery of simulation is also a requirement.

This course is open to UK applicants only (and EU applicants who are appointed to a post within HEESE).

Months of entry


Course content

This course is purpose-built to meet the clinical and professional development needs of the NHS workforce, including potential educators in simulation-based learning in the South East.

It allows participants to advance their skills and knowledge in a mix of theoretical and practical sessions including group work activities, debriefing and feedback, the exploration of technical issues, human factors and fidelity. Students are expected to develop a portfolio of experience which reflects the educational principles of the modules and demonstrates competence in their educational approach.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
01273 644644