University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Delivering Quality Healthcare

The delivery of high quality healthcare is as much about understanding the context and bigger picture, as it is about modern advances in healthcare. Often, problems affecting one area of practice may have their origins in another. This highlights the need to work in an integrated, solution-focused way. A range of pathways have been designed to meet the development needs of different professionals. Bespoke educational opportunities can be offered through a variety of learning and teaching approaches such as study days, online learning and discussion forums, and classroom-based seminars. Pathways: Acutely ill patient; cancer care; e-health; long term conditions; maternal, child and family health; older people; older people and cancer; paramedic practitioners; patient safety.

Entry requirements

Students will normally hold a previously accumulated credit volume of 360 Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) Level 4-6 credits, of which at least 120 will be at FHEQ Level 6. Students should be working/ have recent experience in a relevant healthcare setting. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS min overall 6.5 (excluding Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) accredited modules which can only be undertaken by applicants meeting the specific criteria).

Course modules

Modules include: Transforming services for quality; decisions, judgements and risk; leadership in integrated care; research design and methodology; fundamentals in quality improvement and patient safety; enabling individuals to achieve health, wellbeing and independence; fundamentals of ehealth; evidence based practice; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

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