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Healthcare Quality Management, MSc

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MSc - Master of Science

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Health Studies Quality Management Health Service Administration / Management Health Unit Quality Control & Administration

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Course Summary

Our online Healthcare Quality Management programme allows you to work towards advanced postgraduate qualifications that will support career moves to senior management positions. We offer a series of Biomed Online modules for health sector employees who want to keep up to date with latest developments in healthcare quality management and related subjects. You can study these individually for your continuing professional development (CPD) or follow a specific pathway to work towards a postgraduate award (PGCert / PGDip / MSc) in Healthcare Quality Management.

What you should know about this course

  • You can begin online courses in April or October.
  • Our online courses are mapped to the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.
  • Complete two 12-week modules to gain a PGCert in Biomedical Science (Online) award, a PGCert in Healthcare Quality Management or a PGCert in Healthcare Management.
  • Complete four 12-week modules to gain a PGDip in Biomedical Science (Online), Healthcare Quality Management or Healthcare Management.
  • Complete four modules and a research project to gain an MSc Biomedical Science (Online). The MSc is validated by the University of Greenwich and accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

The awards require a combination of optional and compulsory modules that focus on application in practice within a framework of governance and risk management. For the MSc, you will need to complete four online courses within three to five years plus a workplace-based project. Our modules are supported by a consortium of NHS Trusts, Pathology Joint Ventures, Public Health England and the University of Greenwich. Each module comes with full support from an experienced practitioner and has been approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the leading body for current practitioners in the field.

Courses are suitable for healthcare professionals including biomedical, clinical and research scientists; laboratory, hospital and health service managers; nurses, pharmacists and medical technical officers; quality, health and safety and risk and governance managers. BioMed Online helps employees across the health sector to stay abreast of the latest developments in biomedical science and related subjects. You may already have a qualification in a science such as biology, biochemistry, chemistry or pharmacy at a range of levels from HNC or BSc to PhD.


Healthcare Quality Management (30 Credits)
Healthcare Quality Management (30 Credits)
Healthcare Quality Management (30 Credits)
Healthcare Quality Management (30 Credits)

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Entry requirements

You should have a BSc or MSc from an EU university or equivalent professional clinical qualification, or experience gained within the NHS or an equivalent healthcare setting. Equivalent qualifications from a non-EU university will be assessed on an individual basis.

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At the University of Greenwich, we’re proud that our students have ranked us in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 as the top university in the UK for postgraduate study. You'll learn from expert teaching staff with close connections to industry and prepare yourself for global opportunities. The Faculty of Engineering and Science covers courses across STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). We are operational...more

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