Health Economics

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Health Economics
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 33726 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September/ October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

By Email (preferred method)
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Duration One academic year

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend seminars/webinars and are supported in their studies by extensive online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee The cost of the programme is €2,400 per annum (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in two instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 8 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The programme: 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 ...

Subjects Taught

The Fundamentals of Applied Economics
This module seeks to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the central principles of applied economics. Equipped with this knowledge, students will be able to properly comprehend the pol...

Assessment Method Students complete written assignments in each module and sit
final examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Graduates can enter the second year of the BA (Hons) on completion of a bridging programme.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600