Delivering Quality Healthcare MSc - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MSc Delivering Quality Healthcare

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Delivering Quality Healthcare
PGCert Delivering Quality Healthcare

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PTA61110 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time PTA61093 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

B702

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Health Studies

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences - School of Health Sciences

Programme Leader

CAREY NJ Dr (Health Sci.)

Date of production/revision of spec

21/11/2017

Educational aims of the programme

The aim of this programme is to equip and empower students to develop the knowledge and skills to help address the challenges for contemporary integrated healthcare delivery through research and innovative ways of working.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Evaluate and critically explore complex problems in order to apply relevant knowledge and skills to develop solution focussed approaches K PGDip
Critically analyse and demonstrate an ability to interpret research evidence and data in order to communicate health care information into the practice setting effectively K PGCert
Demonstrate and apply deep knowledge and understanding relevant to their area of practice K PGCert
Evaluate and critically explore complex problems in order to apply relevant knowledge and skills to develop solution focussed approaches K PGDip
Critically analyse and demonstrate an ability to interpret research evidence and data in order to communicate health care information into the practice setting effectively K PGDip
Demonstrate and apply deep knowledge and understanding relevant to their area of practice K PGDip
Evaluate and critically explore complex problems in order to apply relevant knowledge and skills to develop solution focused approaches K PGCert
Critically analyse and demonstrate an ability to interpret research evidence and data in order to communicate health care information into the practice setting effectively K PGCert
Demonstrate and apply deep knowledge and understanding relevant to their area of practice K PGCert
Critically evaluate, challenge and apply relevant health policy to their own area of practice C MSc
Demonstrate consideration of relevant ethical principles C MSc
Apply contemporary thinking and analytical skills when analysing the existing evidence base C MSc
Critically evaluate research and methodological approaches taken within the existing evidence available C MSc
Defend originality in their own research work to complement the existing evidence base C MSc
Critically evaluate, challenge and apply relevant health policy to their own area of practice C PGDip
Demonstrate consideration of relevant ethical principles C PGDip
Apply contemporary thinking and analytical skills when analysing the existing evidence base C PGDip
Critically evaluate research and methodological approaches taken within the existing evidence available C PGDip
Plan and formulate a research approach which would enhance their practice and add to the existing evidence base in their clinical area C PGDip
Critically evaluate, challenge and apply relevant health policy to their own area of practice C PGCert
Demonstrate consideration of relevant ethical principles C PGCert
Apply contemporary thinking and analytical skills when analysing the existing evidence base PGCert
Demonstrate the utilisation of innovative approaches to health care within their own area of practice to engender a progressive culture P MSc
Utilise a range of analytical and influencing skills including emotional intelligence, to demonstrate effective leadership P MSc
Effectively address complex and challenging issues to make sound, informed and appropriate judgements in their practice P MSc
Demonstrate the utilisation of innovative approaches to health care within their own area of practice to engender a progressive culture P PGDip
Utilise a range of analytical and influencing skills including emotional intelligence, to demonstrate effective leadership P PGDip
Effectively address complex and challenging issues to make sound, informed and appropriate judgements in their practice P PGDip
Demonstrate the utilisation of innovative approaches to health care within their own area of practice to engender a progressive culture P PGCert
Utilise a range of analytical and influencing skills including emotional intelligence, to demonstrate effective leadership P PGCert
Effectively address complex and challenging issues to make sound, informed and appropriate judgements in their practice P PGCert
Synthesise information effectively to inform health care practices T MSc
Demonstrate and utilise critical awareness to improve health care T MSc
Initiate change and development in their current practice, engaging in the inter-professional arena to facilitate reflective learning in the wider health care team T MSc
Synthesise information effectively to inform health care practices T PGDip
Demonstrate and utilise critical awareness to improve health care T PGDip
Initiate change and development in their current practice, engaging in the inter-professional arena to facilitate reflective learning in the wider health care team T PGDip
Synthesise information effectively to inform health care practices T PGCert
Demonstrate and utilise critical awareness to improve health care T PGCert
Initiate change and development in their current practice, engaging in the inter-professional arena to facilitate reflective learning in the wider health care team T PGCert

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Part-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over three to five years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Unstructured (3-5 years) - FHEQ Level 7

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
1

Optional modules for Unstructured (3-5 years) - FHEQ Level 7

N/A

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guess Speakers / Visiting Academics Y
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) Y Yes
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exhange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.