Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Quality Excellence

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Spring 2021


1 academic year (3 semesters)

Total Fees

55,200 EGP

Application Deadline

January 14, 2021

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AUC New Cairo

AUC New Cairo

AUC New Cairo

AUC Tahrir Square

 AUC New Cairo

Sheikh Zayed City


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experience is not disrupted, we will be offering all our programs through live-online (real-time/virtual classroom) sessions, allowing for in-program interaction and networking.

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  • The healthcare industry has one of the most complex infrastructures compared to other global industries, characterized by ever-changing relationships between patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers, communities, and governments.

    The Diploma in Healthcare Quality Excellence considers the current challenges and provides aspiring healthcare professionals with innovative techniques and approaches to creatively refine the provision of healthcare services.

    This program is particularly designed for participants who aim to develop and enhance their knowledge and experience in healthcare quality management. The courses provide a solid base that allows participants to acquire a state-of-the-art perspective of quality improvement, accreditation, as well as patient safety and performance management.

    Field visits to renowned hospitals will cover the practical aspects of how to master continuous improvement methodologies, patient safety techniques, as well as the latest in risk management expertise, forming the cornerstone to ensuring the provision of reliable and reputable healthcare services in the 21st century.

    • Identify the fundamental pillars of the new healthcare system in Egypt

    • Adopt a practical journey to accreditation

    • Establish an efficient approach to patient safety and risk management

    • Use quality improvement tools in a simplified yet professional approach

    • Integrate a clinical information system team into healthcare organizations

    • Healthcare professionals currently working in quality teams and seeking to sharpen their knowledge and skills and acquire a practical approach to establishing continuous quality management programs

    • Healthcare professionals with considerable clinical experience who aim to make use of their wealth of knowledge and skills to improve the quality of their healthcare services and patient safety

    • Healthcare professionals who aim to upscale the services provided in their healthcare organizations by seeking to embark on a journey towards accreditation or establishing their own performance management program

  • Healthcare Systems 12 hrs BHQE 520
    Operations Management  12 hrs BHQE 521
    People Management  12 hrs BHQE 522
    Information-Driven Healthcare 12 hrs BHQE 523
    Accreditation Systems   24 hrs BHQE 526
    Patient Safety and Risk Management 24 hrs BHQE 527
    Continuous Improvement Methodologies  24 hrs BHQE 528
    Healthcare Performance Management 24 hrs BHQE 529
    BHQE 501
    BHQE 502
    BHQE 503
    Design Thinking   20 hrs BOBA 501
    Emotional Intelligence  20 hrs BOBA 502
    Crisis Management  20 hrs BOBA 503


    *The list of topics is dynamic; participants will need to verify available courses at the time of admission

  • Admissions Criteria

    • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Science, Nursing, Business Administration, or equivalent.

    • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience (excluding training that is part of a degree e.g. the house-officer year for physicians).

    • Proficiency in written and spoken English. As proof of English proficiency, applicants must attain satisfactory results in one of the following English tests:

      • Academic IELTS with a minimum total score of 4.5

      • Online English Placement Test (OEPT), offered by the AUC, with a minimum level of B1C.  For test registration, click here.

        • N.B.: Click on “New Student - Apply Here”, create your own username and password and choose the “English Courses” application type.

      •  TOEFL iBT® with a minimum total score of 57

    Exemptions from these English examinations are allowed, if any of the following conditions are met:

    1. The applicant is an AUC graduate

    2. The applicant has earned degrees from an accredited university that is classified in the World Higher Education Database (WHED) as an institution where English is the “sole” language of instruction


    Admissions Process

    1. Prepare a clear scanned copy of the following documents (saved in PDF format):

      1. Original bachelor’s degree certificate

      2. Work experience letter(s) indicating a minimum of required years of relevant work experience

      3. Evidence of English proficiency as required by the relevant program

      4. National identification card (ID) / passport

      5. Personal passport-size photo

    2. Click on Apply Now button on the website to start the online application process

    3. Fill in the online application and upload the above PDF documents

    4. The Admissions Committee will review your application and credentials and contact you if needed

    5. You will receive an acceptance email specifying the next steps for online course registration and payment


    For any inquiries regarding the application process, please contact the Participants Affairs Office at

    • All cancellations must be sent in writing to A full refund will be provided for cancellations made 14 days or more before the start date of the course

    • A 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made 13 to 7 days before the start date of the course

    • No refund will be provided for cancellations made 6 days or less before the start date of the course

    Refunds will be issued to the same payment method used to make the initial payment. Refunds to credit cards are processed within 30 days provided that the participant has the actual credit card in addition to the POS receipt or bank statement while requesting a refund.

    The refund of alliance programs are subject to the conditions of the alliance partner.

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