6 months
3540 EUR/year
3540 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Management at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is a short (six-month) programme for nurses/midwives who are educated to certificate/diploma level and would like to further their learning in the areas of health financial management, human resource management and nursing education.


The six-month Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Management programme from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is run over one academic semester. Classes are delivered through blended learning with study days taking place in RCSI Dublin, once every two weeks.

Learning outcomes

This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Evaluate the factors that influence health; and identify and plan health promotion interventions appropriate to patient/client needs in their areas of care.
  • Reflect on the role of nursing management and leadership in order to work effectively as integrated members of multi/interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
  • Analyse healthcare financing systems and evaluate the allocation of resources and the impact of this on the role of the nurse manager.
  • Evaluate the theory of human resource management in a variety of clinical nursing environments.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Human Resource & Financial Management
  • Education for Professional Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for the programme you must be active on the Opens in new windowNMBI register and educated to certificate or diploma level, demonstrated through a defined recognition of prior learning (RPL) process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3540 EUR per year during 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3540 EUR per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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