Healthcare Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Healthcare Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 40903 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Qualification Letters PgCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September 2023
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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method
Students attend weekend seminars/webinars in relevant modules and prepare a minor dissertation. They are supported in their studies by a range of resources, including online course material and essential textbooks.
Course Fee The cost of the programme is €5,400 per annum, payable in two instalments.

Fees cover seminars, IPA texts, essential textbooks, and matriculation and examination charges. When fees are being paid by the participant’s employer, the IPA will invoice the fee for each semester separately.

Note on Fees: Fees may increase slightly from year to year. Where this occurs, continuing students will be charged the increased fee.
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
Applicants for Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates, MA, MEconSc and MSc programmes must have a primary degree or equivalent qualification.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland
Place on NFQ: Level 9 (Special Purpose Award).
Award: Postgraduate Certificate.
Course Summary Postgraduate Certificates are one-year programmes in which students take the second year of IPA MA programmes.
Course Content

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Postgraduate Certificates are one-year programmes in which students take the second year of IPA MA programmes. This is a stand-alone qualification specifically designed for students who do not wish to take a Master’s programme in th...

Assessment Method Students are generally assessed by means of assignments, final exams and a minor dissertation.
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