UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Healthcare professionals wishing to extend their understanding of issues relating to quality, information and safety are encouraged to apply for this specialised pathway. Teaching is delivered by specialists in their field and a student advisor supports students in selecting modules and in reviewing their personal development plan and career goals.

Course Modules

Core modules: healthcare quality and evidence based practice; options: choose 3 from the following: healthcare associated infection prevention, control and organisational aspects; information law and governance; leadership and professional development; legal and regulatory aspects of healthcare associated infection control; litigation, complaints and concerns (raising clinical standards); patient safety and clinical risk; quality improvement in healthcare; research methods in healthcare.

Course Additional Entry

A qualification in medicine or 1 of the other healthcare professions (such as MBBS, MPharm, RFHN (Family health nurse), SPGP (Specialist practitioner, general practice nursing); or a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 - 5 years
PgCert £7,640  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 - 5 years
PgCert £3,075  Academic year. First year home fees