Healthcare Management

This programme, which this year is delivered online, 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:
October 2020
Duration:
One academic year.
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2020

The Professional Diploma in Health Economics, which this year is delivered online, 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. Click here for the 2020 Fact Sheet.

 

Commences:
September 2020
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2020

The Diploma in Healthcare Management is a two-year part-time programme that, for this academic year, is delivered online. It gives students the knowledge and skills they need to make an effective contribution to the management of health services. Students learn about the functions and breadth of the management role, about the healthcare organisation, and about financial and human resource management. The focus on both the organisational and the national environment, the micro and the macro, leaves students well placed to advance in their career. Click here for the 2020 Fact Sheet.

 

Commences:
October 2020
Duration:
Two academic years
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2020

This programme, which for this academic year is delivered online, 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:
October 2020
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2020

This four-year, part-time programme, which for this academic year is delivered online, 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. Click here for the 2020 Fact Sheet.

Commences:
September 2020
Duration:
Four years of part–time study
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2020

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