This course allows you to explore how to make better use of research and innovation to improve ways in which healthcare is organised and delivered for patient benefit.
It is a work-based course, requiring you to identify and implement service improvement projects in your own work context.
The course is designed to focus on key concepts: • Improvement science concepts • Evidence-based approaches • Quality improvement and measurement
Modules • Personal Learning and Development • Evidence Based Improvement Science • Plus optional modules and projects
The MSc includes: • Work-based enquiry methods for investigating innovations and improvement projects • Work-based healthcare innovation and improvement projects, varying in size and scope depending on the target award
Applicants working in a health care context. Usually three years’ work experience (clinical or nonclinical), which allows for the scope to undertake innovation and improvement projects. All applications require employer/stakeholder support. For the PgDip/MA a PgCert in Innovation and Improvement Science is required. You may also make a claim (APL) to gain credits for exemption from some modules.
UK/EU: £403 per 10 credit module. Overseas: £862 per 10 credit module.
Recipient: Lancaster University
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