Healthcare Management

This programme, which can be completed in one academic term, offers students a comprehensive overview of the Irish health service, health and related legislation and the current service issues affecting the key programmes and care groups. Students can expect to 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.

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic term (September to December)
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

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 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Diploma in Healthcare Management will equip students with the appropriate knowledge and personal skills to enable them to contribute effectively to the management of health services and the planning and attainment of goals and objectives.

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
Two academic years
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

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 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

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 2017
Duration:
Four years of part–time study
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

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