The MSc in Healthcare Management Programme at RCSI Institute of Leadership bridges the gap between theory and practice and allows you to gain core management knowledge and leadership skills that can be applied immediately in your work place.
Is this programme for you?
The MSc in Healthcare Management is a part-time programme designed for all healthcare professionals, both clinical and non-clinical, who wish to develop their management and leadership capabilities. The programme is also relevant for managers in the health technology, pharmaceutical and allied health sectors.
Delivery & Design
The MSc in Healthcare Management programme is designed to facilitate staff working in the health service. The MSc in Healthcare Management is a part-time programme delivered using a combination of classroom contact days supported by online learning and tutorials. The Postgraduate Diploma requires completion of six learning modules each requiring three contact days.
The MSc Degree requires the completion of a dissertation in addition to the six learning modules undertaken in the Postgraduate Diploma and requires eight contact days in year 2. Most participants complete the Postgraduate Diploma in one academic year and the MSc Degree in two academic years.
Given the time constraints on participants, the programmes are flexible and can be completed over a five-year period.
This programme will provide students with the skills and knowledge to:
Critically discuss the role of the manager in healthcare and how organisations and people work within the healthcare system.
Evaluate and use measurement tools for quality and safety.
Manage across boundaries - and evaluate how high quality services can best be designed, configured and delivered.
Assume a strategic leadership role as an advocate for improved healthcare delivery.
Debate internal and external catalysts for quality and understand the core concepts of quality and safety.
Effectively manage people, finances and organisational resources.
Complete an organisational development project, reflect on the learning gained and evaluate the project from a leadership & healthcare management perspective.