Infection Prevention & Control Leadership
The programme is designed to enable students to become leaders and champions in infection prevention and control practice, a vision advocated nationally and internationally. The interdisciplinary nature of the level 9 programme supports students to develop their innovative ideas and talent and equips students with knowledge and skills needed to navigate a dynamic and evolving complex healthcare environment. On successful completion, students will have acquired leadership and management capabilities for the development and implementation of effective infection prevention and control management strategies.
On successful completion, students will have acquired leadership and management capabilities for the development and implementation of effective infection prevention and control management strategies.
• Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare
• Health Research Methods/Methodology
• Principles of Primary and Community Care
• Leading and Managing Infection Prevention and Control
• Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare
• Health Promotion in Healthcare Practice
• Dissertation 1
• Dissertation 2
1a. Applicants for the programme would normally hold an honours degree (minimum 2.2-degree award), at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) or other internationally recognised equivalent, in a relevant or appropriate subject.
1b. Applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may apply to have prior learning considered under the University of Limerick's policy on the recognition of prior learning (RPL).
2. Applicants must hold a recognised health-related professional qualification and current professional registration with their relevant regulatory professional body.
3. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick here.
4. Garda clearance may be required for Year 2 where research is being conducted.
Note: The programme is offered as a full-time programme but taken on a part-time basis over two years, with the option of an exit award on successful completion of Year 1 (Postgraduate Diploma). Students can opt to progress to Year 2 (Master's Degree) having attained a minimum Quality Credit Average (QCA) of 2.00 at the end of Year 1.
How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at www.ul.ie
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.
What to Upload with your Application:
Standard Degree Applicants / Include with your application
Full degree transcript and certificates/awards
Copy of current professional registration with relevant regulatory professional body
A copy of birth certificate/passport
If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where
English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate
2 Years Part-Time.