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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

University of Dundee

42 months
Duration
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Suitable for nurses and anyone working within a healthcare environment, in the MSc Quality Improvement and Patient Safety from University of Dundee you will develop your knowledge and expertise in quality improvement and patient safety

Overview

The MSc Quality Improvement and Patient Safety from University of Dundee provides flexible learning which is relevant to students across local, national and international health and nursing settings. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of quality improvement and patient safety. It will also improve your ability to influence and lead on these activities in practice.

You will explore the related theories, principles, and culture, and will be encouraged to critically analyse a range of tools and approaches associated with quality improvement and patient safety and to reflect on their application to service delivery.

In order to achieve the MSc you will complete four modules and a dissertation. Our teaching team also includes NHS colleagues who are currently working within the clinical environment and are routinely applying, teaching, and supporting the use of quality improvement and patient safety approaches.

Careers

On completion of this course you will have developed the knowledge and skills to enable you to influence and lead on quality improvement and patient safety within the healthcare environment.

You'll also have developed lifelong learning skills (such as critical reflection, critical thinking, problem-solving, and the use of evidence-based practice) to enhance your professional and academic skills. This will maximise the opportunities for your career development and progression in the field of quality improvement and patient safety.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Quality Improvement in Action
  • Risk and Patient Safety
  • Research for Practice
  • Meeting the needs of older people in diverse care settings
  • Acute and Critical Care
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You'll normally need to have a degree or equivalent and work in a health or social care related area. We operate a flexible Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) system by which students who do not have a degree may be eligible for entry. 
  • We recognise that students applying for this course may have acquired significant learning from previous educational and life/work experience. We can offer potential students the opportunity of having such learning assessed for credit. This credit would go towards your application for this course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 42 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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