Nursing - Cancer Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Cancer Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X546 X747
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 PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 30 July 2022

How To Apply
Applications are made online through UCD Applications. ?Applicants may be required to undertake an interview (either face-to-face or via telecommunication) as part of the admission process.

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Duration 1 year full-time or 2 Years Part Time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants for this programme must be registered nurses. Normally, applicants will have a primary degree in nursing. Nurses who do not have a degree may apply for recognition of prior experiential learning (RPL). Criteria to be used in assessment of ...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Cancer Nursing (Adult, Breast, Children, Colorectal) - F/Time (X546); P/Time (X747)

The Graduate Diploma in Cancer Nursing is an academic and clinically based programme designed for students who wish to deepen and broaden their kn...

Subjects Taught List of core modules:
•Nursing Knowledge: Phil & Prac (Sem 1)
•Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Sem 2)

List of specialist modules:
•Fundamentals of Cancer Care
•Psycho-oncology and
•Adult Cancer Nursing
•Clinical Practicum (Adult Cancer Nursing) or
•Breast Care Nursing
•Clinical Practicum (Breast Care) or
•Children's Cancer Nursing
•Clinical Practicum (Children's Cancer Nursing) or
•Colorectal Nursing
•Clinical Practicum (Colorectal Nursing)
Assessment Method Assessments are varied (assignments/short examination questions/MCQ/case presentation and clinical assessments (Clinical Competency Assessment Tool, Clinical Learning Outcomes, a practical examination (OSCE)) and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the trimesters.
Number of Credits 60 credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers / where can I go?
Possessing a broad and deep understanding of the theory and skills required for caring for people affected by cancer, you will be well positioned to work in a variety of settings specialising in your chosen area both nation...

Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Tony Kynes
Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6491

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Patricia Fox
Programme Director
B219, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6476
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