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Quality and Safety in Social Care

24 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
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About

This Quality and Safety in Social Care programme at the Atlantic Technological University is applicable across the public, private and voluntary sector with participants from multi-professional backgrounds including social care, clinical, administrative and practitioner levels.

Overview

On completion, 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.

Job Opportunities

This Quality and Safety in Social Care programme at the Atlantic Technological University 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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Non-EU/EEA: €12,000

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /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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