Why do a Postgrad in Education & Health Sciences at UL?

The world of health and education has been transformed by new technologies and innovative approaches to training. Digital technologies are driving changes in health, and postgraduates can choose to specialise in exciting new areas.

Courses in UL's Faculty of Education & Health Sciences combine an interesting range of topics – including psychology, teaching, sport, allied health and medicine – with a strong vocational focus on industry trends.

Links to local businesses and state-of-the-art facilities give students real-world learning experience, including school-based teaching with the ‘School University Partnership’ and UL’s close partnership with University Hospital Limerick. Faculty facilities include a Midwifery lab, an Occupational Therapy lab and a Cognition lab for psychology students.

A postgrad at UL will help future professionals develop their own Unique Language, to enable them to follow a specialist career in the field of health or education. 

Download your essential guide to a postgraduate in Education & Health Sciences here - including expert advice, courses, and careers.

Find your course

Course Title Duration
Advanced Clinical Practice - Postgraduate Certificate 1 Semester Full-Time Or 2 Semesters Part-Time
Advanced Healthcare Practice - MSc 1 to 3 years
Advanced Practice (Midwifery) - MSc 2 Years
Advanced Practice (Midwifery) - Postgraduate Certificate
Advanced Practice (Midwifery) - Postgraduate Diploma 2 Years
Advanced Practice (Nursing) - MSc 2 Years.
Advanced Practice (Nursing) - Postgraduate Certificate 1 Year PT
Advanced Practice (Nursing) - Postgraduate Diploma 2 Years
Applied Sports Coaching MSc 2 Years
Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme 3 Years
Education - School Leadership - Master of Education 1 Year
Education - School Leadership - Postgraduate Diploma 18 months
Educational Leadership (International) - Master of Education 2 years
Guidance Counselling & Lifespan Development MA 2 Years
Health Professions Education - MSc 2 years
Healthcare Practice - Professional Doctorate 3 Years Full Time, 6 Years Part Time
Human Nutrition and Dietetics, MSc 2 Years
Human Performance and Innovation - Professional Doctorate 4 years Part - Time
Infection Prevention and Control Leadership - MSc 2 year. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Mathematics for Teaching (Level 8) - Professional Diploma 2 Years
Medicine (Graduate Entry) 4 years
Mental Skills and Mental Health in Sports and Exercise MSc 1 Year
Nursing (Dementia Care) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis
Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing) - Certificate
Nursing (Older Person) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Nursing (Palliative Care) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Nursing (Perioperative Care) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Nursing (Respiratory Care) - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Nursing - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis.
Nursing Studies MSc 2 Years
Occupational Therapy (Professional Qualification) MSc 2 Years
Perinatal Mental Health - MSc 2 Years. This full time programme is taken on a part-time basis
Physiotherapy (Professional Qualification) MSc 2 years
Posture, Seating and Wheelchair Mobility Across the Life Course -Postgraduate Certificate 1 or 2 semester options
Professional Master of Education 2 Years
Psychological Science MSc (Psychology) 1 Year
Psychology - Diploma 1 Year
Psychology MA 1 Year
Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion and Diversity in Society - Master of Erasmus Mundus
Public Health - MSc 1 Year Full time 2 Years Part time
Speech and Language Therapy (Professional Qualification) MSc 2 Years
Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology (MSc) 1 year
Sports Performance - MSc 1 Year Full Time Or 2 Years Part-Time