M.Sc. Online Blended

Health Professions Education

University of Limerick

24 months
13662 EUR/year
5530 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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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


120 ECTS


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    13662 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13662 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5530 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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