Health Administration

Course Description


This programme has been designed in conjunction with Medical Administration personnel from some major hospitals. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and routines required to successfully gain employment in medical administrative settings.

Course Content

  • Audio Transcription
  • Communications
  • Information and Administration
  • Medical Terminology
  • Reception and Front Office Skills
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.


QQI Office Administration Award: 5M1997

Progression / Employment

Students who successfully complete this programme will be able to apply for suitable positions in medical/hospital administration settings.  Experience of these will be gained during work experience periods.  

Students will also be eligible to apply for places in Third Level Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.  Links to third level from Office Administration 5M1997

Entry Requirements

Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. Applications are welcome from mature students or those with appropriate work experience.  All entry is subject to interview.
Note: A test in English Language competency will form part of the interview process.