Health Sciences - Nursing / Professional Studies

St. Angela's College Sligo

 

Course Name Health Sciences - Nursing / Professional Studies
Course Provider St. Angela's College Sligo
Course Code 50333 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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 Part time, Flexible
Location (Districts) Sligo Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Download an application form from www.stangelas.nuigalway.ie
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Duration All modules must be completed within three years of registering for first module to be eligible for award of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences. On successful completion of this Postgraduate Diploma, you may progress to the one-year research based Master of Health Sciences programme (see details on page 10). In order to be eligible you will require an aggregate of 60% in your Postgraduate Diploma and 60% average within the Advance Research Skills module.
Entry Requirements

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· Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, or be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register*
AND
· Be currently employed in healthcare or social ...

Comment Professional/Nursing Studies Award
Students must complete two core modules: Advanced Research Skills and Ethical Practice, together with four optional/choice modules within a 2-3-year timeframe. On successful completion of the programme, students who are registered nurses will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies) and students who are allied healthcare professionals, will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Professional Studies).
Course Content

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The aim of this programme is to facilitate health care professionals develop and augment their knowledge and skills in a manner conducive to the development of their professional practice. The Postgraduate Diploma programme ref...

Subjects Taught Professional/Nursing Studies Award
Students must complete two core modules: Advanced Research Skills and Ethical Practice, together with four optional/choice modules within a 2-3-year timeframe. On successful completion of the programme, students who are registered nurses will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies) and students who are allied healthcare professionals, will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Professional Studies).
Careers or Further Progression Research/Employment Opportunities
Students are empowered in their professional practice to respond proactively to change and become key drivers in practice development. This Postgraduate Diploma programme will support employment and promotional opportunities within nursing and health care practice, management and education. This programme is a pathway to progressing to Masters level education.
Further Enquiries Ms Dympna O'Connell
Department of Nursing & Health Studies
St Angela’s College
Lough Gill
Sligo
T: 071 9135611
E: Dympna O'Connell: doconnell@stangelas.nuigalway.ie