The MSc in Healthcare Management is designed to facilitate healthcare professionals, managers and administrators to develop the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills which can be applied to various settings within healthcare systems.
The programme comprises six taught modules, an organisational development project and a personal development plan which aims to provide you with the knowledge and expertise to lead and manage effectively in healthcare organisations.
As a graduate of this programme you will be better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality healthcare services, lead and manage change and development within your organisation and profession. This will require a thorough knowledge and understanding of the complexity of healthcare, business processes, finance, operations management, information technology, marketing, leadership and strategy.
Applications are invited from all those working in the healthcare sector including doctors, managers, nurses, other clinical specialists and administrators who wish to develop and extend their management knowledge and skills. Personnel in allied health businesses such as medical supplies/equipment and pharmaceuticals may also find the programme relevant and valuable for their needs.
Delivery and design
The MSc in Healthcare Management is designed to facilitate staff working in the health service and is delivered using a combination of classroom contact days, online learning and tutorials.
Year 1 consists of six taught modules which include three days of on-campus lectures and activities, with the remainder of the module dedicated to reading and assignment completion.
Year 2 comprises a practice-based dissertation supported by 8 Action Learning sets, which is equivalent to three modules.
Most participants complete the Postgraduate Diploma in one academic year and the MSc degree in two academic years.
The MSc in Healthcare Management is offered in three locations: Dublin, Bahrain and Dubai. This means you may have the opportunity to take some of your modules in another country.
This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:
•Understand the complexity and determinants of health and healthcare systems.
•Understand management, the role of the manager in healthcare and understanding how organisations work.
•Manage resources effectively managing people, finance and organisations.
•Manage across boundaries evaluating how services can best be configured and delivered.
•Team work effectively and manage multi-disciplinary teams.
•Develop leadership, personal and professional learning and development skills.