Emergency Nursing - Adult

University College Dublin


Course Name Emergency Nursing - Adult
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X616
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
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2019
Application Date 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.

Please note that all applicants are required to pay a €50 application fee. Your application cannot be processed fully unless the application fee has been paid.

Closing Date: 31st July 2019.
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Duration 1 year full-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+All applicants must hold a primary degree in Nursing (or equivalent in related discipline)/APEL consideration if no degree
- All applicants must be entered onto the appropriate division of the Nurses Register maintained by An Bord Altranais (be regi...


Expand+Teaching methods
We use a range of teaching methods including lectures, workshops and seminars. In addition, our assessment methods are diverse and student-oriented. Clinical teaching is undertaken by specialists in the clinical area with particular...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Emergency Nursing (Adult)
The Graduate Diploma Emergency Nursing (Adult) aims to build upon and advance the emergency nurse’s repertoire of knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values. The course aims to develop the clini...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme structure
This is a one year programme, divided into two academic semesters. Semester 1 runs from September to early December. Semester 2 runs from January to May of the following year. Assessments are varied and include case presentation...

Careers or Further Progression Careers/where can I go?
Possessing this qualification, you will be well positioned to work in a variety of emergency care settings both nationally and internationally. Many of our graduates are now working as clinical nurse managers, as advanced practitioners (with additional MSc. qualification), and in educational roles.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Felicity Johnson
Room B3.27
+353 1 716 6413
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