Nursing - Gerontological Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Gerontological Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X914
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: Sept. 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date 30 July 2022

Documents to be submitted with your application

Original transcript(s) including date and grading of degree award (non UCD Graduates only) and notarised English translations where relevant

A current photocopy of Nur...

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Specific requirements:

Hold a minimum of a BSc honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline. Applicants not holding an honours bachelor’s degree may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Be currently registered in one of the follow...

Course Content

Expand+Meeting the healthcare and social care needs of older people requires expert assessment and careful planning by a range of disciplinary experts with specialist knowledge of ageing and altered health. If you are a nurse working in an older persons’ ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Graduate Diploma in Gerontological Nursing will be awarded to students who have completed six ten-credit modules providing them with the knowledge and skills to act as clinical nurse specialists in gerontological nursing:

NMHS44040: Ageing And...

Careers or Further Progression The MSc in Gerontological Nursing provides you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills required for caring for older people in multiple environments. Possessing a broad and deep understanding of the theory and skills required for caring for older people, you will be well positioned to work in a variety of settings, both nationally and internationally.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Tony Kynes
Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6491

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Amanda Drury
Programme Director
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