Nursing - Intensive Care Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Intensive Care Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDNIC
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
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 30 August 2021
Application Date

Expand+UCC is using a new application system for postgraduate courses from November 2020.

You will no longer need to use the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) application system (except in the case of the Postgraduate Masters in Education) to apply f...

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Duration 2 Years - PG Diploma (Year 1, Full-time);
Masters (Year 2, Part-time)
Course Fee EU FEES 2021
€7,130 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €2,630 (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+Additional Teaching Mode Information
This programme will be taught in a blended learning format. All Students will be initially registered for the postgraduate diploma in nursing full time. If a student wishes to progress to the masters, they will ...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing is an exciting new pathway of the MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Programme and will be delivered in blended learning format over one academic year.

In response to the ever-changing health car...

Subjects Taught



Theory modules (blended learning):

NU6005 Research Methods (10 credits)
NU6031 Intensive Care Nursing (10 credits)
NU6053 Ethics for Specialist Practice (5 credits)
NU6070 Practice Enhancem...

Assessment Method Assessment
A range of continuous assessment strategies are used throughout the programme including written assignments, online activities (e-tivities), seminar presentations. Assessment of clinical competence is continuous and obtained through acquisition of core competencies and reflection on clinical practice experience, all of which is recorded in the student Competency Attainment Booklet during scheduled clinical placements.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Sean Kelleher
T: + 353 21 490 1477
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