Palliative Care

University College Dublin


Course Name Palliative Care
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X790
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2021/2022 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:
MSc Palliative Care PT (X790)
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 1 Year Part-Time
Course Fee MSc Palliative Care (X790) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4610
nonEU fee per year - € 25600

***Fees are subject to change

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Entry Requirements Applicants must have completed the Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care or equivalent (NQAI Level 9)
Comment Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

This course builds on the healthcare professionals' repertoire of knowledge and skills for professional practice in the care of persons with life limiting illness. The programme is aimed at health professionals who have completed a Graduate Diploma (Level 9) in Palliative Care.
Course Content

Expand+The MSc Palliative Care programme is an interdisciplinary programme designed to enhance your existing knowledge and skills in caring for patients with life limiting illness. Possessing this enhanced level of expertise will enable you to: become a val...

Subjects Taught This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two semesters. Assessments are varied (assignments and completion of a Dissertation).

You will complete two modules in total (additional 30 credits added to Grad Dip):
NMHS42660 Advanced Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Semester 1)
NMHS43320 Dissertation (Semester 1 & 2)

Stage 1 - Core
Evid synthesis & translation NMHS44020
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression The Master of Science Palliative Care will enhance your research knowledge and skills in the context of palliative care.
Further Enquiries Dr Asmahan McCambridge
Programme Manager
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
Tel: +353 1 716 6490

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Michael Connolly
Associate Professor
B322, UCD Health Sciences Centre
Tel: +353 1 716 6404
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