Implementation Science is the study of methods to promote the systematic integration of research findings and evidence into healthcare policy and practice.
The course aims to equip students with the research and practical skills necessary to design, implement and evaluate policies, programmes and/or interventions that result in sustained improvement in health and social care services.
What you need to know
Where is the course located?
What is the length of the course?
12 Months (1 Year) Full-time
When can I apply?
You can apply today
When does the course start?
Application Closing Date
Open for an application
Number of Places
Fees and Funding
Non-EU Tuition Fees
Living Costs per year
Features and Benefits
- The course aims to equip students with the research and practical skills necessary to design, implement and evaluate policies, programmes and/or interventions that result in sustained improvement in health and social care services.
- The Masters of Science in Implementation Science course will be of interest to all those who have responsibility for delivery and implementation of policies within their workplace.
- Students will be educated in advanced research methods and will be expected to undertake a dissertation in an applied area of implementation Science.
- Graduates will be expected to develop excellence in Implementation Science.
How to Apply
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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:
- Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
- Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
- 2 letters of recommendation
- A copy of your passport
- Personal Statement
- Extra requests for certain courses
Minimum entry requirements
The course will admit applicants at graduate 2.1 level primarily from a health or social care-related discipline with at least three years’ professional experience.
• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020
Special Entry Requirements
• Two academic references (or where appropriate clinical referees)
• Academic transcript(s) which must be certified by the issuing body:
Please note that graduates of the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin do not need to provide academic transcripts or copies of award parchments.
• Certified copy of degree certificate(s)
Please note that graduates of the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin do not need to provide certified copies of degree certificates
• A recognised certificate of English Language Competency if English is not your first language.
• You may also be required to submit further documents e.g. a sample of work in support of your application/ additional test results such as GMAT etc If this is necessary for a decision to be made on your application, the document will become a mandatory part of your application.
On successful completion of this course students should be able to:
• Identify, source and critically appraise the academic and scientific
literature pertaining to Implementation Science research.
• Apply the core concepts of Implementation Science in an applied
• Identify and critically analyse the factors that enable and impede
the implementation of evidence-based policies and interventions