Nursing - Public Health Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X035
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake:
Intake for 2022/2023 to be confirmed.
Application Date How to apply
Note: Applications for this course are made through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) and not through the UCD application system.

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Candidates must apply for sponsorship on-line through
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

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Financial Support Funding:
If the fees for your programme are being paid by a third party (full or partial), please ensure your funding organisation/sponsor/hospital contacts Please note this is not a student facing email address.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Be registered in the General Nursing Division of the Register of Nurses maintained by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) or entitled to be so registered AND have a minimum of 3 years post registration general nursing experience.


Expand+Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) applications must be submitted online through your SISWeb account.

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Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Public Health Nursing
The Graduate Diploma Public Health Nursing helps you to develop valuable knowledge and skills in the areas of primary healthcare and community nursing leading to registration on the Public Health Nursing Divisi...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take the following modules:
• Research Methods Applied to Healthcare
• Maternal and Infant Health (for students who are not registered midwives with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
• Public Health Nursing: A Lifesp...

Careers or Further Progression Careers/where can I go?
Following successful completion of the programme, students may register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) as RPHN and practice as public health nurses. You may wish to extend your learning and complete a Master’s degree.
Further Enquiries Mirta Knezic
Executive Assistant

Academic Enquiries:
Ms Niamh Vickers
Programme Director
B 212, UCD Health Sciences Centre
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