Taught course

Nursing (Palliative Care)

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
Qualifications
GradDipMSc

Entry requirements

A registered nurse on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Be engaged in practice as a registered nurse for at least one year Students would normally possess a primary degree( Minimum 2.2) or show evidence of recognized prior learning (RPL) as outlined in the (RPL) policy of the University

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

In year 1 students undertake a total of 8 modules described below. In year 2 all students will complete one additional research module and a dissertation

(Year 1) (Year 2)

Semester 1
Health Research - Methodology, Concepts of Specialist and Advanced Practice, Philosophical Concepts Underpinning Palliative Care, Practice Placement 1.

Semesters 3 and 4
Health Research - Methods, Dissertation 1, Dissertation 2. The dissertation will comprise a substantial project of 20,000 words (+/-10%). Students must obtain a minimum Grade of C3 in their dissertation. The work must meet the conditions of ethical research requirements Semester 2
Healthcare Policy and Reform, Therapeutic Interventions in Palliative Care, Practice Placement 2 Elective Modules
Students will select one Module from a range of the following Elective Modules. Not all Modules may be offered in any year.
Health Promotion in Nursing/Midwifery Practice, Consultancy in Nursing / Midwifery, Trans-cultural Care Therapeutic Engagement, Complementary Therapies in Healthcare Practice.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification and course duration

GradDip

full time
12 months

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Maureen O'Connor
Email
maureen.oconnor@ul.ie