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Quality Improvement MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Quality Assurance

Course type


Course Summary

This programme will enable you to develop your theoretical knowledge of quality improvement approaches in health care, to facilitate the development of critical thinking and to utilise and apply such approaches within your individual area of practice. The programme utilises professional expertise across the university to enable you to develop sound theoretical knowledge regarding the principles and processes of quality improvement. The course is aimed at those who are working in a health or social care organisation and who have completed an undergraduate degree. Students undertaking this programme should be engaged in promoting quality improvement in some capacity across a range of settings.

This new programme is designed for a wide range of potential participants who are working in a culture of continuous improvement, including health and social care professionals, policy planners and those in managerial roles. The programme will enable candidates to gain a wider understanding of quality improvement and the many tools and techniques which can be used to continually improve service provision. On completion of this programme, you will be equipped to influence and lead quality improvements in practice, making a real difference in your place of work. Students will achieve PgCert, PgDip awards in this course.

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Study mode

Distance without attendance


36 months

Start date



This module enables the student to develop their knowledge of a variety of research and evaluation approaches and develop a rigorous proposal which they can then implement at dissertation stage.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants who have completed an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) will be eligible to undertake the programme.


Dundee City Campus

University Of Dundee



Nearest train station:

Dundee 0.2 Miles away