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.
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Programme StructureCourses include
- Service Improvement
- Clinical Competence
- Advanced Research Methods
- Clinical Governance Supporting Safe Practice
- Research Dissertation
- 24 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Nursing View 67 other Masters in Human Medicine in Ireland
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
International15700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15700 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6900 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU: €6,900 (Yr 1) & €3,450 (Yr 2) 2021/22
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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