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Nursing (Oncology), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
This is an exciting new pathway of the MSc/ Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Oncology) is being offered a blended learning programme (part online and part attendance at workshops/tutorials).  It is designed to meet the needs of nurses working in oncology settings who wish to undergo a specialist oncology programme.


The philosophy underpinning oncology programmes in the School recognises the uniqueness of the individual at each stage of the cancer care trajectory. The physical and psychosocial effect of cancer creates specific needs for patients and families from diagnosis to treatment and through to survivorship.

The course provides a structured programme of study that enables the student to develop knowledge, skills and competencies in oncology nursing practice.  Blended learning approach will allow more accessibility and flexibility to students of the programme.

Programme Structure

  • Research Methods
  • Ethics for Specialist Practice 
  • Practice Enhancement for Nursing and Midwifery 
  • Foundations of Cancer Care
  • Cancer Management and Supportive Cancer Care 1 
  • Cancer Management and Supportive Cancer Care 2

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants for the MSc in Nursing, including Postgraduate Diploma exit route, should normally:

  • hold active registration on a division of the professional register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be eligible for such registration as required for individual pathways
  • have clinical practice experience (and support structures, if applicable) as required for individual pathways

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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