Nursing - Oncology

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Oncology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDNOCN
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, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 29 August 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

How Do I Apply

1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to two courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

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Duration 2 Years - PG Diploma (Year 1); Masters (Year 2)
This programme will be taught online
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,130 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €2,630 (Masters, Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €14,400.
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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+Course Practicalities
For each 10 credit module there is an estimated 200 hours Student Workload. The breakdown of these hours is: 184 hours distance online and technology learning, and 16 hours of face-to-face contact in Brookfield Health Science C...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
This is an exciting new pathway of the MSc/ Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Oncology) is being offered a blended learning programme (part online and part attendance at workshops/tutorials). ...

Subjects Taught

The postgraduate Diploma is delivered over one academic year and on successful completion of the postgraduate diploma, students can progress to the MSc in Nursing

NU6005 Evidence Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals (10 credits)

Assessment Method

Expand+Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing / Credits / Assignments
NU6005 Research Methods/ 10 /Academic Paper (3000 words); E-activities.
NU6053 Ethics for Specialist Practice/ 5/ Academic Paper (1500 words); E-activities
NU6070 Practice Enhancement/ 10/ Ac...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This programme will enable nurses practising in an oncology setting to advance their knowledge and skills to care for patients diagnosed with cancer.
Further Enquiries Patricia O'Regan
+353 21 490 1457

Sheila Hedderman
00 353 21 4901560
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