Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

September, January

Course length

3 months


Distance learning

Module description

About this module

It is the foundation to service improvement knowledge and skills at a postgraduate level and responds to the service improvement agenda through effective employment of service improvement theories, tools and strategic planning to an individual's area of practice. The aim, therefore, is to develop practitioners in health and social care have the capability, confidence and skills to engage with service improvement within their own field of practice through the use of appropriate tools, strategic measurement and project management.

Individuals will explore the context of service improvement within their own practice area, acknowledging change management alongside evidence-based strategies for improvement but will use this module to plan their own service improvement practice.

Who is this course for

All Health Professionals.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £700.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.