Nursing - Trauma & Emergency Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Trauma & Emergency Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDNTE
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 29 August 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

How Do I Apply

1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to two courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

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Duration 2 Years - PG Diploma (Year 1, Full-time); Masters (Year 2, Part-time).
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,630 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €2,630 (Masters, Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €15,400 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €5,000 (Masters, Year 2).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+There are 7 clinical pathways to the degree of Masters in Nursing, all of which have an exit route available for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing. The pathways to degree of Masters including Postgraduate Diploma exit route are all avail...


Expand+Course Practicalities
You will be expected to attend lectures for four block weeks (three in semester 1 and one in semester 2) for specialist modules and seven separate days (five in semester 1 and two in semester 2) for Core modules. Lectures take ...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Postgraduate Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing course will help Emergency nurses to improve their career prospects by enhancing their professional and personal development.

It is a one-year course offered in partnership w...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Pathway 1: Trauma and Emergency Nursing
Theory modules
NU6005 Evidence Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals
NU6027 Trauma Nursing (10 credits)
NU6028 Medical and Special Population Emergency Nursing (10 credits)
NU6053 Professional, Ethic...

Assessment Method

Expand+Core and Specialist modules are assessed through continuous assessment. The 10-credit modules may have two separate assessments. The latter normally involves the submission of an academic assignment but can also include an in-class test or both, depe...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course facilitates the enhancement of your assessment and the management of emergency situations.

On successful completion of this MSc /Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing – Trauma and Emergency Nursing Pathway, you will have the necessary academic qualification (PG Diploma Nursing) required for Clinical Nurse Specialist posts within emergency nursing.
Further Enquiries Dr Patrick Cotter
+ 353 21 490 1456
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