Global healthcare courses online

Gain the skills and confidence to take that next step in your healthcare career with RCSI’s portfolio of online Postgraduate programmes. Future-proof your career and embrace new ways of thinking, working and collaborating to improve patient outcomes.

Continue working full-time while you study and become a reflective and resourceful leader in areas such as healthcare management, digital health, clinical and nurse leadership, wound management, healthcare innovation and quality.

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Our programmes

Further your education at any career stage. Learn anywhere, at a time that suits your schedule.

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Healthcare Management

The MSc in Healthcare Management is an applied healthcare management programme designed for healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers in healthcare leadership by developing vital knowledge, expertise and skills for effective healthcare service management.

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Leading Digital Health Transformation

The Professional Diploma in Leading Digital Health Transformation is aimed at healthcare professionals looking to adopt eHealth solutions in their setting. Gain the confidence to lead transformation projects through exploration of artificial intelligence, virtual care, precision medicine and telehealth.

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Clinical Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership is a unique, evidence-based programme for all healthcare professionals, supporting interdisciplinary leadership and introducing world-leading international approaches in emerging disciples, such as positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship.

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Wound Management and Tissue Viability

Offering a pathway to Cert, Diploma and MSc in Wound Management and Tissue Viability, this course comprises the latest research and evidence-based methods of assessments, frameworks for effective management of wounds and key considerations in the delivery and evaluation of patient care.

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Advanced Leadership (Nursing)

The MSc in Advanced Leadership is for nurses at all levels who wish to advance their academic and professional knowledge within leadership in nursing. Engage in collaborative research projects and activities across clinical areas within the areas of nursing leadership and management. Pathway to Cert and Diploma also available. 


MSc in Leadership and Innovation

The MSc in Leadership and Innovation is a pioneering healthcare management degree that combines academic rigor and in-depth analysis in order to develop your leadership competencies and management skills as a healthcare professional.


MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management

The MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management delivers an advanced education in the use of quality improvement tools, frameworks and interventions. Acquire a deep understanding of core concepts relating to patient safety, quality, accreditation and governance.

Why study at RCSI?

We understand that healthcare practice requires a lifelong commitment to learning and that this can be challenging for healthcare professionals with busy and professional lives. Our programmes have been designed to maximise flexibility and convenience for postgraduate learners, while continuing to advance their knowledge and accelerate career progression.

Flexible online learning

Ensuring minimal disruption to your work-life commitments, we provide interactive and flexible online healthcare programmes – designed for every career stage.

Global networking opportunities

As an RCSI Online Postgraduate student, you will become part of an international learning community – join a multidisciplinary alumni network of over 28,000 graduates.

Expert faculty

Learn from leading academics and expert practitioners, who are committed to creating inclusive and dynamic learning environments for busy healthcare professionals.

Research-driven education

Immerse yourself in case-based and research-driven education, as RCSI integrates the latest cutting-edge research and innovation into every programme offering.

RCSI international alumni

RCSI is proud to have a truly global alumni base. Hear from RCSI Alumna, Laura Dowling who recently graduated from the MSc in Healthcare Management programme while studying online in Abu Dhabi.