On completion of the Quality and Safety in Healthcare programme from the Atlantic Technological University, students will have developed enhanced contextual, cultural and professional insights into quality, safety and governance.
Graduates will be equipped with a set of skills that will have a direct impact in the safe delivery of health and social care.
This programme is a Master of Science in Health and Social Care leading to the exit award of either MSc Quality and Safety in Healthcare or MSc Quality and Safety in Social Care.
The exit award will depend on the student’s area of professional practice.
The programme is designed around five key themes:
Towards a new understanding of quality care in contemporary health and social care.
Improving service user safety
Enhancing the care experience of service users
Developing a systematic approach to quality improvement methodology
Leadership and management as quality improvement drivers in health and social care
This programme offers an invaluable opportunity for eligible graduates to benefit from enhanced level of competencies which will instruct excellence in quality and safety in health and social care.
Graduates will particularly benefit in pursuing a career path in quality management, compliance, general management and person safety roles.
These roles vary across the emerging spectrum of health and social care.
Graduates will advance their career prospects in terms of promotion eligibility and post-graduate training.
This may be in management and or specialist areas such as clinical risk or quality improvement within the health and social care environment.
- Critical Thinking & Decision Making
- Person Safety
- Governance and Compliance for Quality
- Quality and Innovation
- Applied Research
- Safer Systems
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Nursing Health Sciences View 28 other Masters in Social Work in Ireland
H2.2 in a Level 8 degree in any health or social care discipline or recognised cognate professional qualification, and one full-time year relevant experience which must be in the last five years.
International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEA1437 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2875 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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