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Health Sciences - International Healthcare Management

Programme Description
This full time Masters programme has been developed as a response to an identified need in the international healthcare market for a post-graduate programme which focuses on health care management. The purpose of the Master of Health Sciences (International Healthcare Management) is to prepare healthcare practitioners to assume the role of manager/ leaders in various health care settings globally. As there is a continued emphasis on corporate governance, fiscal sustainability and leadership accountability, employment opportunities and board positions within this sector will be in demand.

Graduates with this knowledge base and skill set will be set to take up these responsibilities and apply this knowledge for the public good.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
• A primary degree (min 2:2) in Nursing or a Health Sciences/ Studies related degree
• Minimum of two years post registration nursing/health related experience
• Evidence of registration in country of residence (if applicable)
• A score of 6.5 in the IELTS Exam (http://www.ielts.org/ for information on IELTS tests) or equivalent English Language score
• Completed application form which includes a personal statement
• Original academic documentation & experiential records to support application

Selection Criteria
Completed application form; review of academic transcripts; proof of English Language Score and document detailing rationale for undertaking programme and how it will contribute to your practice.

Duration

One Calendar Year (full-time).

Number of credits

90 ECTS

Further enquiries

Dr Niamh Plunkett
Centre for Lifelong Learning
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill
Sligo

T: +353 (0) 71 9135623
E: info@cll.ie

Subjects taught

Module/Subject Titles include:
The MHSc comprises of 7 modules. The modular programme will be delivered over a calendar year and be worth 90 ECTS
• Principles and Practice of Management (10 ECTS)
• Strategic Management and Leadership (10 ECTS)
• Information, Measurement, and Evaluation (10 ECTS)
• Quality Health Care Management (10 ECTS)
• Ethical Practice in Health Care Management (10 ECTS)
• Managing Finance in Health Care Organisations (10 ECTS)
• Change Management Project (30 ECTS)

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