Healthcare Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Healthcare Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 56589 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 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.

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Duration Two academic years.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend classroom-based seminars and online webinars. They are supported in their studies by various online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee €2,400 per annum (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable two instalments.
Entry Requirements Applicants should be in a supervisory or managerial role. For further information on entry requirements, please contact the IPA.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 6 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
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 contribute to the management of health services. Students learn about the functions and...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme has four modules covering key healthcare management competencies.

The Management Process in Healthcare Organisations
Students learn about the theories and functions of management and models of organisational structure, culture an...

Assessment Method Students complete written assignments in each module and sit final examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Students with a Diploma in Healthcare Management will be admitted to the third year of the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Healthcare Management) 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