Health Systems - Strategy Leadership & Innovation in Healthcare

University College Dublin


Course Name Health Systems - Strategy Leadership & Innovation in Healthcare
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X872
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2023
Application Date Closing Date:
30 June 2023 Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and programmes will close once they are filled. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Application is now open for this programme and you can apply at
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Duration 1 academic year.
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Entry Requirements Applicants will normally hold an NQF Level 8 academic award but consideration will be given to applicants with relevant and appropriate qualifications and experience working in the health system

Experience in a management and/or leadership role is desirable

A willingness to explore your own leadership and management practices and their impact on the systems in which you work is essential.

Please contact the Programme Director before you make your application.
Course Content

Expand+The Graduate Certificate in Strategy, Leadership & Innovation in Healthcare is is one of a number of programmes offered by the UCD IRIS Centre for Interdisciplinary, Research, Innovation & Education in Health Systems.

It is a 30-ECTS-credit, QQI ...

Subjects Taught The programme comprises three 10-ECTS-credit modules:

Trimester 1 (Sept to Dec 2023):

NMHS tbc: Health Systems and Health Policy

NMHS tbc: Global Health Landscape and Leadership

Trimester 2 (Jan to May 2024):

NMHS tbc: Enhancing Strategic and Innovative Capacity in Health Systems

For the 2023/24 timetable please contact the Programme Administrator.
Assessment Method

Expand+The programme is delivered through blended learning, entailing face-to-face and online learning supported by Brightspace, UCD's virtual learning environment (VLE). It requires a total of 11 days' attendance between September and May.

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Number of Credits 30
Careers or Further Progression The knowledge, understandings and skills acquired throughout the programme will prepare you to contribute as a leader and manager in a number of areas and at many levels in the health system, including:

Strategy design and implementation
Clinical leadership and management
Practice development
Management and administration
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Paul Masterson
Senior Executive Assistant
B105 UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6448

Academic Enquiries:
Professor Martin McNamara
Programme Director
C133, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6486 or +353 87 997 2697
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