M.Sc. Blended

Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management (Dubai Campus)

RCSI Institute of Leadership

24 months
13000 EUR/year
8000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management (Dubai Campus) programme at RCSI Institute of Leadership offers you the opportunity to use quality improvement tools and interventions that are specific to quality, safety and risk in healthcare.


Throughout the programme you will develop skills in evaluating core concepts around patient safety, quality, accreditation and governance. Following the completion of six modules, you will further enhance your skills by leading a change project aimed at enhancing quality and safety in your organisation.

Graduates of this programme are better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality health services and lead change and development within their areas. They are also equipped to specialise in formal quality and safety roles.

Learning outcomes

This Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management (Dubai Campus) programme at RCSI Institute of Leadership will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Develop critical thinking around internal and external catalysts for quality and understand the core concepts of quality and safety.
  • Evaluate research and use measurement tools for quality and safety.
  • Manage and evaluate tools and frameworks for quality.
  • Provide effective leadership skills, for a changing healthcare environment.
  • Evaluate the concepts of governance including clinical risk management and audit.
  • Effectively manage the accreditation process and evaluate the use of standards.
  • Carry out an organisational development project, demonstrate skills in learning from reflection of this experience and the skills to disseminate your projects.


Accredited by the National University of Ireland (NUI) and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Tools and Frameworks for Quality
  • Evaluation, Measurement & Research
  • Leadership & Strategic Management
  • Clinical Governance
  • Accreditation & Standards
  • Action Learning Sets

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are received up to 11 months before the next intake. You are advised to apply early.


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admissions into the MSC programme, you must provide the following information:

  • Bachelors Degree and transcript
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) - CGPA of a minimum 3 out of 4, students with a GPA below 3 can be accepted on a provisional basis and will be required to gain an average of 60% in the first 2 modules
  • Equivalency certificate - The MOE requires that all applicants, who hold a primary degree from outside the United Arab Emirates, obtain an equivalency certificate. For more information, please contact MOE on 971 4 217 6666 or 800 51115
  • English proficiency test - IELTS score of 6.0 or the equivalent score on another standardised test approved by MOE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU applicants - Year 2: €4,500
  • Non-EU applicants - Year 2: €7,000

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /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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