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Bangor University

Leading Quality Improvement

Bangor Campus
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Rank: 72 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Bangor Campus

Website: www.bangor.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months


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Ranking and student feedback

72

The Complete University Guide
62

UKEAS Ranking

Bangor University evaluation:

Description

Bangor University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This MSc in Leading Quality Improvement provides students with a rigorous framework for the development and synthesis of empirical, professional and organisational knowledge and skills as the basis for improving the quality of healthcare. The programme will adopt a broad perspective on healthcare quality encompassing three themes:

  • Effectiveness (e.g. the use of evidence)
  • Efficiency (e.g. service reliability);
  • Acceptability (e.g. the service user experience).
Attention will be paid to the full range of components of improving quality, including public policy and organisational strategy; governance and risk management; leadership; professional behaviour change; and service user involvement. The MSc will provide a focus for ‘research into teaching' around the School of Healthcare Sciences' research expertise in implementation.A significant element of the course is structured around Prof. Rycroft Malone's Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (PARIHS) framework giving students an insight into and understanding of cutting edge implementation issues in a modern healthcare environment.

Requirements

Entry requirements

2(ii) Honours degree or equivalent professional qualification or 3years professional experience with demonstrable ability to study at Level 7. Credit transfer and Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (maximum 40 credits at Level 7) will be possible. If credit transfer is sought for taught research methods modules, then this should have been completed within the last 5 years. International applicants English language requirement - IELTS 6. No element below 5.5. (or equivalent) OR specific English language country requirement AND application must include personal statement.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Bangor University.

About this university

International students

The International Student Support Office is the first place for international students to contact when studying in Bangor. They are available to provide help and advice in a range of areas including immigration and visas as well as bringing family members to Wales while studying. They are based in the Rathbone Building on College Road. They also organised English Language Preparation Courses for students to whom English isn’t a first language and range from general courses to pre-sessional and summer courses as well as those while students study. The website also provides information on a by-country basis to use before arriving in the country including entry requirements. The Student Union is responsible for the organisation of services and support for students outside the classroom and all students are automatically members. Included in the societies available to students are a number of volunteering opportunities including through Student Volunteering Bangor that has some 30 projects it is associated with as well as Bangor RAG. There are a total of 150 societies including academic and sports clubs with notable sports including the football and rowing clubs. Fun recreational sports such as canoe-polo and sub-aqua are also available for fitness fans. There are religious societies such as the Christian Union and the Islamic Society as well as hobbies and interest groups such as comedy, drama and photography. There is also a student run radio station called Storm FM. In addition, there is the Student Services department based in the Rathbone Building on College Road who are available to help with a wide range of issues such as financial assistance, careers advice and employment guidance.

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