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Advancing Health and Social Care

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

12 months
10000 EUR/year
5750 EUR/year
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Our Master of Science in Advancing Health and Social Care, at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology, is suitable for progression for professionals working in the provision and delivery of ever-changing health and social care agenda. It is a one year, full-time or two year, part-time course.

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The Master of Science/Postgraduate Diploma in Advancing Health and Social Care aims to provide you with concepts, theories and academic skills to contribute to an agenda of change in your organisation. This master programme in Advancing Health and Social Care is offered by the Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

The modules will allow you to critically explore, assess, evaluate and enhance your area of professional expertise and interest, with a final module - Research Dissertation - enabling you to complete research in a topic of relevance to your area of expertise.

Topics covered include: Advanced Research Methods, Behaviours of Concern, Contemporary Legal & Professional Issues and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Mindfulness.

Career Pathways

The main employers are:

  • Adult Services
  • Health Awareness Bodies
  • Care of the Elderly

Graduate careers typically include:

  • Senior Nurse Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Senior Health & Social Manager
  • Early Childcare Education Manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Professional Leadership & Management
  • Behaviours of Concern
  • Contemporary Legal & Professional Issues
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy & Mindfulness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • eHealth
  • Sustainability in Healthcare
  • Creativity in Relation to Therapeutic Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in a relevant discipline such as Health & Social Care, Nursing, Early Childhood Care, Social Work, Youth Work etc. Applicants may be required to undertake an interview. RPL will be considered in accordance with the Quality Assurance of LYIT.
  • Applicants for this programme are required to undergo Garda Vetting. For any programme where Garda Vetting is required, non-EU applicants will not be considered unless/until the pool of qualified EU applicants has been exhausted.
  • Applicants wishing to pursue this programme must complete a Health Declaration.
  • The work placement modules are an integral part of the course.
  • Students will be required to undertake mandatory training as outlined by the course schedule. This is required prior to students going on placement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Letterkenny

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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