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Health Professions Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
The Graduate Entry Medical School at University of Limerick with the support of colleagues in the Schools of Allied Health, Education and Department of Nursing & Midwifery have developed a Masters in Health Professions Education which is designed to meet the educator training needs of busy health professionals both locally and internationally. 

Overview

The Health Professions Education programme at University of Limerick will be offered in two formats to meet the needs of busy healthcare professionals.  

  • Blended Learning - course code MSHPEDTPA (Face to Face and Online/Distance) - targeting those students who favour the social and collaborative nature of face to face learning.
  • Online/Distance Learning - course code MSHPEDTDA – targeting those individuals who, for whatever reason, cannot present physically on campus. It is also anticipated that this option will provide the platform for targeting international students and alumni. 

Key features of the programme include:

  • - Option of blended and online/distance learning
  • - Research led, practice based, interprofessional teaching
  • - Regular feedback and tutor interaction
  • - Innovative collaborative learning experiences with the aim of promoting a stimulating    
  •   learning environment as outlined in the University of Limerick "Engaged Learning"   
  •   strategy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Education Support
  • Learning and Teaching in Health Professions Education
  • Assessment in Health Professions Education
  • Leadership in Health Professions Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • A first or second-class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or recognised equivalent), or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement, in a subject related to the health professions, education or management
  • Evidence of a minimum of 2 years clinical professional experience in the health professions,education or management 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5265 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5265 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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