During the programme
The programme consists of twelve courses, each completed by an assignment relating to its content and your working practice, allowing you immediate reflection on your learning.
Innovate towards Triple Aim goals
The programme aims to provide professionals with a cohesive and blended learning experience. We focus on helping you understand how the various approaches to integrated care can support the delivery of the Triple Aim goals in care delivery: a better care experience for clients; better care outcomes and improved population health; and a more sustainable and cost-effective care system.
The course comprises twelve modules (six per year) of ten weeks each that combine lecture content, group work, desk research and assignment writing.
In the first year, you focus on the development of academic competences and deepening of specialised comprehension of integrated care.
- Research methods/critical thinking
- Case study research and moral reasoning
- Evidence-based practice
- Strategy and policy
- Integrated care design principles at IFIC conference
- Personal effectiveness/advisory skills
In the second year, you are encouraged and supported to apply the knowledge you gained in your first year and build on your skills and competencies. You also learn to critically reflect on your personal development.
- Design-oriented research
- Implementation and change management
- Knowledge management
- Finance, planning and control
- Reflective practice/presentation and publication
Each module is completed with a written assignment that enables you to apply your recent learning to the immediate resolution of a practical issue in integrated care design.
You are assigned a personal study career coach (SCC), who provides general support during your studies. In addition, you are encouraged to find a mentor, who can help you tailor your studies to your personal and professional needs.
A unique aspect of the course will be the ability of students to enrol as IFIC members. Benefits include access to conferences and workshops, opportunities to attend international study tours and IFIC summer schools and joining the alumni network. With fees starting from € 0 per year, you will be able to connect with other members who share your interests, connect with IFIC-recognised experts in various fields, and find opportunities for collaboration and exchanging ideas.
The master course is organised in association with the Integrated Care Academy©, IFIC's education and training branch. Once a year you are required to attend the International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC), where you will meet with tutors and fellow professionals. The registration fee and costs for travel & stay are not included in the course tuition fee.
why choose hu
Specialised programme for excellent professionals
The programme specifically caters to professionals involved in innovation in health and social care.
Top-rated online programme
Our accredited programme is consistently rated highly by our international students and has the added bonus of an annual conference.
Connect to the best in your field around the world – committed students, excellent teaching staff and opinion leaders at the conference.