Teesside University

Teesside University

Innovation and Transformational Change

This course develops enhanced service improvement skills to support innovation and productivity in the care environment. It enables you to: develop expertise in the application and evaluation of improvement science within complex and diverse organisational settings; demonstrate self-direction and promote a culture of change and innovation throughout your organisation. The focus of workplace learning in the course builds on your existing skills as well as providing the opportunity for the application of service improvement tools and techniques to improve the quality of care in real projects in practice. Workplace learning is an integral part of action learning as detailed above. The action learning sets give you the opportunity to develop peer support mechanisms and share knowledge.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have an Honours degree in a health or social care-related subject or in leadership or management. Applicants with other qualifications and experience may be considered if they can provide evidence of their ability to study at Master�s level.

Course modules

Core modules: Evidence-based improvement; service improvement (a personal development account); tools, techniques and metrics for improvement.

Assessment methods

Essays; reports; critical evaluation; portfolio of evidence.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Block-release - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176