Health Professions Education

University of Limerick

M.Sc. Online Blended
24 months
13395 EUR/year
5423 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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. 


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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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

    13395 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13395 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5423 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5423 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Part Time: EU: 5,268 EUR/ Non-EU: 13,008 EUR


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Health Professions Education
University of Limerick


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