Leadership & Quality in Health Systems

University College Dublin


Course Name Leadership & Quality in Health Systems
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code x964
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Graduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September
Application Date Grad Cert Leadership & Quality in Health Systems PT (X964)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 1 Year Part Time
Course Fee

Expand+GradCert Leadership & Quality in Health Systems (X964) Part Time
EU fee per credit - € 307.5
nonEU fee per credit - € 159.4

***Fees are subject to change

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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 Summary The Graduate Certificate in Leadership & Quality in Health Systems is one of a number of programmes offered by the UCD IRIS Centre for Interdisciplinary, Research, Innovation & Education in Health Systems.
Course Content

Expand+It is a 30-ECTS-credit, QQI Level 9 interdisciplinary programme. The programme is offered every two years. The next intake is in September 2022. The minimum time to completion is one academic year for part-time students; the maximum time is two aca...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+The programme aims to:

enhance awareness of the ways in which you and others practice leadership and management

enable you to acquire and apply knowledge to improve the systems and processes that underpin the delivery of safe, high-quality, res...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Quality in Health Systems is a 30 ECTS credit, QQI Level 9 interdisciplinary programme that is offered every two years, commencing in September.

The minimum time to completion is one academic year for pa...

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).

There is a particular emphasis on experiential learning and on the application of l...

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

Organisational development
Quality and service improvement
Process improvememnt
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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