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Human Factors in Patient Safety

Human factors

Fees and funding

Places on this programme are limited. Fees for the academic years 2024/2026 are as follows: 

  • Postgraduate Diploma: €5,550 (Year 1 – EU and Non-EU fee)
  • MSc: €3,700 (Year 2 – EU and Non-EU fee)

Please note: NCHD’s in Ireland working in the HSE fulltime may be able to combine CPDSS funding and TSS funding to cover up to €2740 of the cost of this programme. You can check if you are eligible for this funding by emailing us at cpdss@rcsi.com.

Payment structure

PgDip (Year 1)

€5,550 + €45 NUI Date  Amount
1st payment  In acceptance of offer €1,500 + €45 NUI
2nd payment End of August 2024 €2,500
3rd payment End of January 2025 €1,550

MSc (Year 2)

€3,700 + €45 NUI Date Amount
1st payment End of August 2024 €2,500 + €45 NUI
2nd payment End of January 2025 €1,200

Please note

The fee includes all resources, access to our award-winning online learning portal and access to extensive RCSI-only databases.

  • There is a non-refundable online application fee of €100.
  • The fee includes an annual NUI fee of €45.
  • The fee is payable via the above schedule, where relevant.
  • If you have outstanding fees you will not be entitled to receive your grades or be eligible to progress and or graduate (VLE and Library privileges will be withdrawn in these cases).
  • RCSI accepts no obligation to refund any fee, or part thereof, in respect of a student who chooses to withdraw from a programme.
  • If you choose to withdraw from a programme you are liable for full fees owed for the seat on that programme.
  • All NUI parchments are issued in Latin; you will be required to pay an additional fee of €50 to NUI if you wish to have a parchment published in English.  Further information can be found here.
  • Fees are subject to review annually.
  • If you are being sponsored or funded by your employer you should upload a funding confirmation letter in the document upload section on the application portal. A template is available below to download at your convenience.

View our Postgraduate fees policy.

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