MSc in Health Professions Education


MSc in Health Professions Education


The School of Medicine 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 programme will be offered in two formats to meet the needs of busy healthcare professionals. 
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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.


EU fees for 2022/23 are €5,700.

Non EU fees for 2022/23 are €16,400.

The first installment (50%) must be paid by 3rd September 2022 (TBC) with the outstanding balance paid by 21st January 2022. 


The closing date for applications was 14th August 2022. Applications will reopen in January/February.


Application Checklist:

What to Include with your application:

- Full degree transcript and certificates/awards 

- Personal statement 250 – 500 words

- 2 professional /academic references dated within last 6 months

- Curriculum Vitae

- A copy of your birth certificate or passport

- If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

- If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
- English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
- English language competency certificate

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