Taught course

Gerontological Nursing

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of this course is to strengthen and develop the
knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the
older adult. The course provides an advanced grounding in
methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical
and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and
education in gerontological nursing. This is a taught Masters
programme with a major dissertation. The programme
commences with one full study week followed by one study
day per week or the equivalent throughout the academic year.
A combination of assessment strategies is used to evaluate
the learning outcomes for the programme.
Candidates for the course will be registered as a nurse with
the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, or eligible for
such registration, and will have a minimum of one year fulltime
or equivalent recent clinical nursing practice since first
registration and hold an honours degree in Nursing Studies
or equivalent or otherwise satisfy the course committee that
they have the entry requirements necessary to complete and
benefit from the course.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms Anna Ayton
+353-1-416 2266