Medical professionals moving a patient on a stretcher to the operating theatre.

Human Factors in Patient Safety

Human factors

Entry requirements

This is an inter-professional programme. Applications are invited from all those working in the acute hospital setting including surgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians, obstetricians, radiologists, acute care nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, radiographers, social workers, dietitians, occupational therapists, other allied healthcare professionals and quality managers.

To be eligible, candidates must hold:

  • A Bachelor of Medicine (MB) or a primary degree in a health and social sciences field with a qualification achieved at the level of 2.2 honours.
  •  All candidates must also provide evidence of at least two years’ work experience in acute hospital care and must be currently working in the acute hospital setting.
  • If English is not your first language, you will also need to supply a copy of an academic IELTS examination, or equivalent, with an overall score of at least 6.5 and no individual band below 6.5*. Read more about minimum English language requirements here.

As part of the application process you are required to submit the following supporting documentation:

  • CV
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of educational transcripts
  • Proof of sponsorship (where applicable)
  • A 500-800 word response to the question "Why is healthcare still not safe". Please note that all responses will be screened for AI generated content.
  • Letter from current employer
  • Evidence of English language qualification* (where applicable)