The 2021 programme is open for applications until the deadline of midnight on Sunday, December 13, 2020. 

Guide For applicants

If you are interested in applying for the course, you should first download and read our Guide For Applicants. If you are clear on the commitments involved, you can apply via the online application link at the bottom of this page.

Download the Guide
Motivation Letter
  • Your completed application form must be accompanied by a motivational letter (mandatory – no more than 1,000 words) and may include a letter of reference (optional)
  • The letter of motivation (and the optional letter of reference) must be emailed to education@ipposi.ie before the application deadline of midnight on Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2020.
  • Applications that are received without a matching motivational letter will not be considered.
Information Webinar

A Webinar outlining the application process for the 2021 Programme took place on November 26th, from 2-2:30pm. Click here to view the webinar recording.  The presenters were Derick Mitchell, IPPOSI CEO, and Siobhan Freeney, 2019 Programme Graduate, founding member of Lobular Ireland, and breast cancer awareness advocate.

View the webinar
Link to the Online Application Form (Survey Monkey)
Click to download a PDF copy of the Application Form

The 2021 IPPOSI Patient Education Programme is supported by the Health Research Board (Grant Number: IPPOSI-2020-1),  as well as in-kind resources from IPPOSI and the 2021 Programme Education Partners:

  • University College Dublin Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC)
  • The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)
  • The Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), in association with the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE) and the Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA)