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 111252 (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 Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
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Duration 2 years part-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 One


Research Methods for Evidence Based Practice Mandatory 10
The Fundamentals of Professional Practice (Nursing) Mandatory 10

Leadership and Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice Mandatory 10
Advanced Practice in Person-centered Integrated Care Mandatory 10

Year Two

Quality and Innovation Mandatory 10
Elective Module Elective 10

Generating Evidence for the Healthcare Setting Mandatory 30
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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