Taught course

Health and Medical Simulation

University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences

Entry 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.

Months of entry


Course content

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. You will 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. You will also have the opportunity to study medical emergencies and managing risk, leadership and teamwork, business skills, and evidence based practice.

Information for international students

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.

For country specific international qualifications please check here.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
12 months


part time
60 months
full time
12 months


part time
60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Ken Spearpoint, Programme Leader
+44 (0)1707 285991