Principles of Integrated Care - Kerry

About the Course
In preparing Integrated Care leads we are offering the Certificate in Principles of Integrated Care which is a 15 credit, level 9 Special Purpose Award involving a single module delivered online over one 12-week semester. The programme is a collaborative development between Munster Technological University (MTU) and the International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC).

The aim of the programme is to critically explore the key pillars of integrated care principles in order to engage with the concept from an individual, community, organisational and international perspective. The programme is designed to be inclusive of a cross sectoral mix of professionals working in public and NGO services that interact with people who have longitudinal and complex care needs. The programme is delivered fully online to facilitate interested learners to engage in this unique and specialist programme which reflects contemporary health and social care policy nationally and internationally.

What will I study?
The programme is structured in a manner that will allow practitioners to engage in continued professional development at their own pace and is flexible around their work schedule. The programme involves a learning bundle that includes a combination of directed study material, recorded lectures and live webinars facilitated by national and international experts in the area of integrated care.

Subjects taught

Principles of Integrated Care

Entry requirements

Registered health or social care professional (documentary evidence of professional registration required).

Educational qualification at NFQ Level 8.

For Non-EU applicants:
Registered health or social care professional status in Ireland or another country (documentary evidence of professional registration required).

Educational qualification at NFQ Level 8.

A sufficient level of English to study in Higher Education.

Verify that the medium of instruction for their Bachelor was English or meet one the following minimums:

- IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any 1 band)
- PTE Academic 50
- Occupational English Test (OET) 250 overall with no less than 200 in any one skill.

Application dates

4:00pm, Friday 26th May 2023.

Apply to Admissions Office Kerry Campus.

Admissions Office
Munster Technological University
North Campus
Co. Kerry
V92 HD4V


1 semester part-time. Online.

Course Delivery
This programme will be delivered 1 evening per week from 4pm to 7.30pm on Thursday's over one semester (12 weeks) online.

Post Course Info

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will have gained 15 credits at NFQ level 9 that can contribute to the achievement of other academic awards, such as a Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Science programme. Students may use the academic credit gained from this programme towards further postgraduate advancement in Integrated Care.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening

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