Healthcare Management

This programme offers students a comprehensive overview of the Irish health service, relevant legislation, and the current issues and policies affecting the health system. Students will obtain up-to-date knowledge and a practical understanding of the health service, at national and local levels, which will contribute to their effectiveness and performance in the work environment. Students who successfully complete this programme have the option of progressing to the Diploma in Health Services Policy.

Commences:
September 2024
Duration:
One academic year.
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2024

This one-year part-time programme recognises that skilled management and collective leadership are essential to build successful healthcare organsiations that focus on the service user. Designed for those who have recently moved into a management role and those who aspire to do so, it is a practical, applied programme that seeks to build the compentencies of the contemporary healthcare manager. Delivered through blended learning, it combines in-person seminars with online resources. 

Commences:
October 2024
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2024

This programme has been designed as a development of and a follow-up to the Certificate in Health Services. Students must have successfully completed the Certificate programme before gaining entry onto this Diploma. The Diploma is designed to amplify and build on the foundation coverage of health services and policy provided in the Certificate programme. The course is intended to constitute an important step in the career development path of healthcare staff who are working in the context of the current reform process in the Irish health services.

Commences:
September 2024
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2024

The Professional Diploma in Health Economics is a one-year, part-time programme that examines the economics of healthcare provision. There is a palpable need for those interested in healthcare in Ireland to understand the economic rationale behind the allocation of resources in this vital sector. To meet this need, the Diploma explores the fundamentals of economics, the distinctive features of healthcare economics and the different mechanisms for evaluating spending on healthcare.

Commences:
September 2024
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2024

This four-year, part-time programme combines study of subjects critical to contemporary public management in all sectors with subjects particular to healthcare management. In addition to learning about the economic, legal and HR issues that affect public administration broadly, students obtain specialised knowledge about health administration, health planning and healthcare in other countries. This highly regarded qualification includes two interim awards – at Certificate and Diploma level.

Commences:
September 2024
Duration:
Four years of part–time study
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2024

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