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UoN MSc Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

 

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University of Northampton Masters in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Course type

Study Options

Contact details

Postgraduate

Duration

3 years part-time

Fees and funding

£3150 per annum

 

 

 

 

PG Cert (1 year) and PG Dip (2 year) available

For further information please see sections Programme Structure and Fees below.

Campus

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Start date

September 2020

 

 

 

For all enquiries relating to this programme please contact our office

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Team

Email: qi@ngh.nhs.uk

Tel:  01604 634700 ext. 3429

or

our Admissions Tutor

Agnes Kiraly

Email: agnes.kiraly@ngh.nhs.uk

Tel: 01604 634700 ext. 4089

 Overview

The course is aimed at health and social care professionals who wish to develop a greater understanding and expertise in quality improvement and patient safety with strong emphasis on practical application. Each module will offer a flexible mix of taught elements and project-based learning in their practice, further supported by online learning resources.

Course Highlights

Only MSc in the UK that is delivered completely on-site in an acute setting

Work-based dissertation (extended QI project)

Health-related degree ideal for personal and professional development & career progression

Entry requirements

Students must be employed within a health and social care related environment and have:

Evidence of achievement of an appropriate healthcare or data related Bachelor’s degree with honours.

OR

Students who do not have a relevant Bachelor’s degree must satisfy the University that by virtue of their professional standing, qualification and/or training that they are fit to register for, and to benefit from, their proposed programme of study.

Delivery

The programme is delivered by Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust (logo) working in partnership with University of Northampton (logo)

Programme structure

Title

Credits

Code

Year

Fundamentals of Quality Improvement

20

NURMO54

Year 1

Improvement Methodology

20

NURM056

Measurement and Analysis of Quality Improvement

20

NURM055

Enhancing Patient Experience with QI

10

NURM057

Year 2

Leading and Implementing Change within Quality Improvement

20

NURM059

Educating for Quality Improvement

20

NURM058

Innovation in Quality Improvement

10

NURM060

Dissertation – Extended QI Project

60

OTHM010

Year 3

 

MSc Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

To be eligible for the award, the student must successfully gain 180 credits from the above list.

Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

 

To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma, the student must successfully gain 120 credits from the above list but not including OTHM010.

Postgraduate Certificate in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

 

To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate, the student must successfully gain 60 credits from NURM054, NURM055, NUR056.   

Assessment Methods

Students will be assessed through presentations, written assignments, case study presentations, oral vivas and portfolios. MSc students will also be required to design, implement and report on an extended Quality Improvement project as part of their dissertation.

 

Fees How to apply
MSc programme £9450

PG Diploma £6300

PG Certificate £3150

 

 

 

For an Application Form please contact our office

QI Academics Teams

Email: qi@ngh.nhs.uk

Tel: 01604 634700 ext. 3187

or contact our to
Academic Courses Manager/Senior Lecturer

Agnes Kiraly

ext. 4089

Email: agnes.kiraly@ngh.nhs.uk

 

 

 

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