Management for Healthcare Professionals

This programme is designed for managers and leaders in healthcare. It is delivered to all members of the Healthcare team using workshops. It helps to prepare and provide leaders and managers with skill set for the role.

Entry requirements

• Working as a healthcare professional e.g. registered nurse
• Hold a minimum qualification of an NFQ Level 8 degree in Nursing.
• Applicants who do not hold the standard qualifying NFQ Level 8 qualification criteria, but have the relevant work experience may be considered for admission to the programme under the Institutes Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process and subject to an interview.
• Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.

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Assessment Info

This programme is assessed through Assignment & Group Presentation.

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The programme will be delivered using workshops spread over the semester with online work being completed by students in between the workshops.

• Delegation, negotiation and conflict
• Resource planning
• Performance monitoring (HIQA standards)
• Reflection
• Culture
• Employment legislation
• Resilience and motivation
• Feedback




12 weeks. Requirement to attend three workshops.


Programme fee details are available on the Postgraduate Fee Schedule displayed on our website at

Post Course Info

Progression and Career Opportunities
Opportunities to advance a career in clinical, management or academic post. Opportunities for further studies at Masters/PHD level in nursing. Opportunities to develop professionally and personally.

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  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

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