- Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Healthcare (Risk Management and Quality) are eligible to apply for this course.
- Aimed at those who wish to further specialise and advance their expertise in the field of clinical risk management and patient safety.
- Consists of a major thesis dealing with a specialist medicolegal/clinical risk management issue.
The programme is specifically aimed at those who wish to further specialise and advance their expertise in the field of clinical risk management and patient safety.
Who Should Take This Course?
- Candidates who have already completed the Graduate Diploma in Healthcare (Risk Management and Quality), who wish to develop their skills and gain a further qualification. The course is suitable for:
- Healthcare providers
- Clinical risk advisors/managers
- Hospital managers/directors
- Healthcare lawyers
- Professionals working in the fields of patient quality, safety and clinical risk management
What Will I Learn?
The MSc Dissertation Module will consist of a major thesis (strictly 15-20,000 words only) dealing with a specialist medico-legal/clinical risk management issue. It may be suggested that the student substantially expand the pilot project examined at Graduate Diploma level or initiate a completely new thesis subject matter.
Thesis and examination
The thesis will generally consist of 2 distinct specialised but linked parts:
1.A medico-legal aspect
2.Clinical risk management aspect
The thesis must entail and ensure an outcome which results in a practical and professionally oriented thesis, which attempts to serve a health care market requirement and seeks to effect change and policy development. The thesis will entail a total mark out of 100 marks and will be assessed by way of written thesis and its assessment by a viva examination.