Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management


Why Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management?

The MSc in Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management is a two-year online degree programme designed to advance your management skills in order to lead change projects that address critical areas in healthcare settings including quality and health and safety issues.

This programme will offer you a rigorous education in the use of quality improvement tools and interventions that are specific to quality, safety and risk in the healthcare sector. You will be able to identify appropriate evidence-based solutions at different levels of the healthcare system and develop a critical understanding of safety culture, that is driven by learning and accountability.

After completion of the programme, you will be able to recognise the importance of organisational resilience, critical reflection and facilitated discussion and develop an awareness of the relationships between human factors, staff well-being and patient safety in the design, implementation and monitoring of quality and safety initiatives in all health services.


Follow in the path of former students who have embraced 230 years of teaching excellence. Driven by the promise of 'leading the world to better health', RSCI has been at the forefront of international healthcare education since our establishment in 1784, and we have a worldwide reputation for delivering excellent Undergraduate and Postgraduate health professions education.

RCSI's singular healthcare focus is evident through all our Postgraduate programmes, offering innovative, insight-rich and immersive development opportunities for both current and future leaders in healthcare.