Nursing - Practice Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Practice Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKW22
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 Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Late August 2020.

Closing Date 1st May 2020.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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

2. Apply Online
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Duration 2 years Part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
Blended learning over 2 academic years.
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Entry Requirements

Applicants must be Registered General Nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI);

Applicants must have a minimum of twelve months post-registration experience (excluding courses);

Applicants must be currently wo...


Expand+Course Practicalities
For each 10 credit blended learning 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 Univers...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Postgraduate Diploma in Practice Nursing will be delivered in blended learning format over two academic years. The aim of this programme is to challenge nurses to think critically and creatively about practice nursing and to enabl...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PG Diploma in Practice Nursing Core Modules (Year 1)
Students complete modules to the value of 30 credits
GP6003 Principles & Context Of Primary Care And General Practice (5 Credits)
Nu6155 Clinical General Practice Nursing 1 (5 Credits)
NU6157 C...

Assessment Method

Expand+A blended approach to assessment will involve both e-tivities and traditional approaches. Each assessment is alignment to the module learning outcomes. A range of continuous assessments are used across the modules. These may include a literature rev...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
What can I do after i Graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Practice Nursing?
The postgraduate programme prepares nurses to critically review their practice to increase effectiveness in patient-centred care in prima...

Further Enquiries Serena Fitzgerald
+353 (0)21 4901516

Sheila Hedderman
+353 (0)21-490-1560
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