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Advanced Clinical Practice, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick offers a suite of Postgraduate Certificates for qualified healthcare professionals.The Advanced Clinical Practice is offered at University of Limerick.

Overview

The Advanced Clinical Practice programmes offered by University of Limerick are designed to expand existing professional knowledge and to produce high quality evidence based practitioners who are better positioned to develop their individual disciplines as well as the wider health agenda. They aim to produce graduates who are committed to life long learning. The programmes will offer participants the opportunity to critically examine and reflect on their own practice and to implement mechanisms of change to enhance current practice.

Programme Aims:

  • To discuss professional issues relating to the provision of healthcare services
  • To examine the different sectors of patients/clients, service providers and models of service, and their differing needs
  • To source, critically appraise and synthesise the most up-to-date research 
  • To acquire advanced level of clinical reasoning and critical thinking
  • To develop advanced level assessment and identification of service need in the students area of clinical practice
  • To integrate research knowledge with clinical expertise and patient preference to establish the means of providing cost-effective, high quality clinical services

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Evidence Based Practice (distance learning) online 
  • Research Methods
  • Independent Learning Module 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification if English is not your first language 
    • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
    • A copy of your birth certificate or passport
    • Module Preference Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6548 EUR per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1812 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1812 EUR per year and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 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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