The MSc in Risk Management in Health and Social Care is designed to equip students with the advanced skills to promote patient and client safety in health and social care settings. The course will lead students towards outcomes that truly impact upon the safety of their organisation.
All teaching methodology and assessment is based in and around practice. Students will be expected to apply learned theory in the form of work-based projects where an emphasis is placed upon identifying a sound evidence base to support innovative development.
The programme offers:
Who will benefit from this course?
Every member of staff working within the healthcare field has a responsibility for risk management. We therefore welcome enquiries from all healthcare staff about their suitability for the course.
Distance learning support
The course is delivered on a part-time basis. Each module involves traditional face-to-face delivery over the course of 2 or 3 induction days held at Bangor University. Students are then given access to an online community to support their study. This is an essential aspect of our programme and students will be expected to access materials and participate in online seminars throughout the course of their study.
MSc/Pg Diploma/Pg Certificate
Students will normally complete 60 credits per year on a part-time basis.
Expertise within the University is combined with the front line knowledge of NHS staff to deliver this cutting edge MSc in Risk Management in Health and Social Care:
The course is based within the School of Healthcare Sciences; a caring and learning organisation which values people as individuals. The School strives to establish and maintain standards of quality and excellence in teaching and learning processes; in continuing professional development for staff and students; and in health-related research activity.
The Institute of Medical and Social Care Research (IMSCaR) aims to enhance the health and welfare of the people of Wales, the UK and the rest of the world through Research and Education in Medicine and Health and Social Care.
The Welsh Risk Pool (WRP) and their advisers, the organisation responsible for the pooling and paying out of monies for litigation in the NHS, contribute to course content and delivery throughout the course. WRP staff hold front line knowledge of developing risk management practice in the NHS.
Students will normally complete 60 credits per year.
Assessment is 100% coursework and concentrates upon work-based initiatives, developed by each individual student within their own practice, to improve risk management practice.
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An undergradute degree in a relevant subject, and/or mature student status with appropriate professional qualifications.
No work experience is required.
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