Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Simulation and Patient Safety

Do you train healthcare providers or organise systems to improve patient safety? This three year masters programme will enable you to apply innovative educational methods and processes to improve patient outcomes. Explore an in-depth range of simulation-based learning techniques and be equipped with the skills required to plan and conduct your dissertation. Be primed with the advanced knowledge and understanding to confidently lead improvements in the quality of patient safety in your workplace.

Entry requirements

Normally a recognised 1st degree or equivalent will be required. Entrants who have acquired experience through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of the candidate's ability to succeed in the programme may also be considered, in line with QAA guidance. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to provide evidence of competence in English language.

Course modules

PgDip

Modules include: patient safety and quality improvement; simulation and enhanced learning; human factors in healthcare; dissertation. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

MSc

Year 1 core modules: Simulation and Enhanced Learning and Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Year 2 core modules: Project Design, Development and Knowledge Transfer and Human Factors in Healthcare. Final year core module: Dissertation. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Peninsula School of Medicine Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01752 437333