24 months
Duration
133 USD/credit 2527 USD/year
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About

The Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program of the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University is one of the most important programs on which health facilities depend.

Overview

The Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program of the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University was established under the umbrella of Health Information Management and Technology department at the college of Public Health.

The program aims at having graduates qualified in assessing the healthcare quality and patient safety and looking for opportunities to improve them. This can be done through the application of different well-known techniques approved nationally and internationally learnt during the program courses.

Career opportunities

  • Quality specialist
  • Patient safety specialist
  • Researcher in quality of healthcare
  • Researcher in patient safety
  • Academic staff specialised in healthcare quality and patient safety

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Healthcare quality management
  • Health information management and technology
  • Research methods in quality and patient safety
  • Application of biostatistics in healthcare quality
  • Ethical and legal issues in healthcare
  • Leadership and organization change management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have bachelor's degree in a relevant medical field from a Saudi university or other university which is accredited by the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Cumulative GPA that is at least 3.50/5.00.
  • At least two years of full time work experience in the field of quality of care, hospital management, or similar healthcare field. Exemption will be limited to a few number of student applicants.
  • A minimal IELTS score of 5.5 or its equivalent.
  • Applicants must pass the written exam and the personal interview.
  • Provide an employer’s approval and two letters of reference.

Work experience

  • At least two years of full time work experience in the field of quality of care, hospital management, or similar healthcare field. Exemption will be limited to a few number of student applicants.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2527 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 133 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • SR 500 per credit

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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