Quality and Safety in Healthcare (MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip)

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The award
MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 8935 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19070 per year

All study options

About Quality and Safety in Healthcare at Postgraduate Science at Leicester

This degree covers both theoretical and practical aspects of healthcare quality and patient safety. The teaching will draw on the internationally renowned research of the SAPPHIRE (Social Science APPlied to Healthcare Improvement REsearch) and TIMMS (The Infant Mortality & Morbidity Studies) research groups as well as other experts at the University of Leicester.

The course offers a sound grounding in research methods, practice and theory in the field of healthcare quality and patient safety as well as developing key transferable skills in critical appraisal, academic writing, project management and communication.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc, PG Cert, PG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8935 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19070 per year

Notes about fees for this course

UK/EU Fees - MSc: £8,935

PGDip: £5,955

PGCert: £2,980

International Students - MSc: £19,070

The PGDip and PGCert are not available to non-EU students.

Due to limited places on our medical sciences, biosciences and psychology courses, if you (or your family) are funding your studies, you will need to pay a deposit of £750 (UK/EU Students)/£1500 (International Students) within four weeks of accepting your offer. This will be subtracted from your first tuition fee instalment. You may not need to pay a deposit if you can provide evidence that you are:

Applying for a postgraduate tuition fee loan from the UK Government

Applying for another loan to cover the cost of tuition fee

Applying for a scholarship of at least 50% of the course fee

Receiving sponsorship

Entry requirements

IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum score of 6.5 in each element. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

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