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The University of Edinburgh: Simulation Based Clinical Education

Institution The University of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department Edinburgh Medical School
Study type Taught


The Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Simulation Based Clinical Education at the University of Edinburgh is an online, interprofessional programme which prepares graduates for careers in supporting simulation based education, promoting employability in this rapidly growing area.

Students at Edinburgh will benefit from the unique collaboration between the Clinical Education team at the University of Edinburgh and simulation experts based within the Clinical Simulation team at the Medical Education Directorate, NHS Lothian. Our online simulation based clinical education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment.

Our aim is to help you reflect upon, and share thoughts about, your practice, while increasing your understanding of how to apply educational theories and evidence from the literature. As a result you will learn the knowledge and skills you need to deliver, develop and research high-quality simulation based education in your own discipline.

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

University of Edinburgh 


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