Healthcare Systems

The aim of this module is to provide the student with an introduction to various healthcare system characteristics, functionality, performance and associated societal outcomes.

Accordion / FAQ component

Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.To identify the basic components of the health care delivery system and how these vary across countries
2.To become familiar with common methods of payment for healthcare services and how these relate to performance
3.To become familiar with emerging issues including technology, epidemiology, bioethics and socioeconomics

on healthcare delivery systems

4.To understand components and associated outcomes from healthcare delivery systems


Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

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