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Nursing - Emergency Care

National University of Ireland, Galway

Master
24 months
Duration
14750 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing - Emergency Care at National University of Ireland, Galway is designed for registered nurses who wish to pursue a specialism in Emergency Nursing. 

Overview

Career Opportunities

Nursing - Emergency Care students at National University of Ireland, Galway are required to undertake their clinical practice in an approved clinical practice setting within Ireland, normally within the students' own work setting. Students may also be required to undertake additional placement(s) in order to meet the programme’s learning outcomes.The full-time programme is offered full-time over two calendar years via blended learning which is a combination of on-line learning and face-to-face workshops. On completion of Year 1 students have the option of being awarded a Postgraduate Diploma or (if they have achieved the minimum 60% average mark across these modules) may progress onto the second year to complete the MSc programme.

A blended learning approach is adopted in the delivery of this programme. Students are required to attend face to face workshops for a total of 12 days across the programme. Students are required to complete a minimum of 1,000 clinical hours before completing this programme.

Graduates have found employment in the health services, and in private hospitals and clinics.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  •  Specialist 
  •  Service Improvement
  •  Clinical Competence 
  •  Advanced Research Methods
  •  Clinical Governance  Supporting Safe Practice
  •  Research Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Be a registered nurse on the General Nurse division of the register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

Have a minimum of one year’s post-registration experience (exclusive of post-registration courses)

Have an honours degree or equivalent. Applicants who do not hold an honours degree or Higher Diploma (Level 8) may apply but must clearly demonstrate their capacity to complete a programme at this level, i.e., have passed a module at Level 9

Be currently working in the required specialist area, i.e., emergency, and have, as a minimum, six months’ clinical experience in this specialist area

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

EU fees Year 1 :  €6,500 and Year 2:  €3,250.

Funding

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