Nursing - Professional Nursing - Letterkenny Campus

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Nursing - Professional Nursing - Letterkenny Campus
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 111251 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee EU Fees: €10,800
Non-EU Fees: TBC
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements

- Registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
- BSc (Hons) or equivalent NFQ Level 8 qualification in nursing or cognate discipline at 2nd class honours award level.
Course Summary The programme provides the nurse with a broad-based educational experience to practice at an advanced level incorporating key concepts such as advanced decision making, professional leadership, evidence-based practice, professional ethics, research knowledge and skills. This course is jointly delivered in collaboration with IOTs Nursing consortia.
Course Content

Expand+The PG/Master of Science in Professional Nursing programmes is the first blended learning Master`s programme in Nursing offered in the Department of Nursing and Healthcare. It is offered to qualified, experienced nurses and midwives who wish to devel...

Subjects Taught Year 1


Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice Mandatory 10 0
The Fundamentals of Professional Practice (Nursing) Mandatory 10 0
Leadership and Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice Mandatory 10 0

Advanced Practice in Person-centered Integrated Care Mandatory 10 0
Quality and Innovation Mandatory 10 0
Elective Module Elective 10 0
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Private Healthcare
Allied Healthcare
Primary Healthcare

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
Clinical Specialism
Advance Practice
Clinical Nurse Management
Further Enquiries Further Information
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303
Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308
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