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 2019
Duration:
One academic year.
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2019

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 2019
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2019

The Diploma in Healthcare Management is a two-year part-time programme that 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.

The programme is delivered through a blend of distance education and one-day seminars. 

Commences:
September 2019
Duration:
Two academic years
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2019

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 2019
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2019

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 2019
Duration:
Four years of part–time study
Accreditation:
NUI
Application Deadline:
September 2019

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