Keele University

Keele University

Medical Science (Clinical Audit)

The overall aim of the course is to improve the quality and effectiveness of clinical audit projects and programmes; enhance the value of clinical audit at individual, team and organisation level and to support the professional development of those working in clinical audit.

Entry requirements

The programme is designed for graduate (or equivalent) professionals currently engaged in clinical audit; a clinical qualification is not necessary for entry to this course and it is expected that students are drawn from a range of different roles; appropriate prior experience is recognised.

Course modules

Governance and assurance in healthcare; clinical audit; managing change and quality improvement; realising the potential of clinical audit

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through coursework. This will involve completion of individual and group exercises together with submission of a formal assignment at the end of each module.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,640 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Hospital North Staffordshire Stoke on Trent ST4 7PA West Midlands

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