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Wound Healing and Tissue Repair, M/PDip in Health Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #259 (QS) ,
This Wound Healing and Tissue Repair programme at National University of Ireland, Galway aims to prepare healthcare professionals to effectively manage (within their scope of practice) challenging wound healing and tissue repair issues. 

About

The goal is to provide experienced, dedicated healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills in wound healing and tissue repair to ensure the highest quality of care for patients. Lecturers and facilitators on this course are recognised for their expertise nationally and internationally through research, education and clinical practice.

Unique features of this programme include the multidisciplinary approach. It is the first Level 9 course in skills development and competency in compression therapy and Doppler technique. The lecturers are internationally recognised for their expertise in this field.

Career Opportunities

Students at National University of Ireland, Galway graduating from this Wound Healing and Tissue Repair programme will be able to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in the area of wound healing and tissue repair. As wound management crosses many disciplines, the career path will vary according to the discipline. In the field of nursing, this programme will support nurses’ application for the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability (but does not guarantee that such an appointment will be made).

 

Programme Structure

Courses include
  •  Service Improvement
  •  Clinical Governance  Supporting Safe Practice
  •  Management of venous leg ulceration
  •  Advanced Research Methods
  •  Management of Diabetic Foot Disease
  •  Advanced Wound Care Management
  •  Vascular Disease
  •  Research Dissertation

Lecturers

Lecturers and facilitators on this course are recognised for their expertise nationally and internationally through research, education and clinical practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Hold an honours bachelor‘s degree at NFQ Level 8 in a healthcare profession. Applicants who do not hold an honours degree or Higher Diploma should contact the programme director for further details
  • Hold current registration with their relevant governing body, for example NMBI, CORU, IMC
  • Be currently employed in healthcare
  • Have a minimum of six months’ clinical experience in an appropriate setting since qualification

Work Experience

Be currently employed in healthcare.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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

Living costs for Galway

  • 800 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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