Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for Registered Nurses.

Subjects taught

Leadership and Decision Making for Advanced Practice (10 credits)
Advanced Practice in Person Centered Integrated Care (10 credits)
Quality and Innovation (10 credits)
Research Methods of Evidence Based Practice (10 credits)
The Fundamentals of professional Practice (10 credits)
Elective Module (10 credits)

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this programme applicants must:

Be a registered Nurse with NMBI

Be currently employed in health care provision

Hold a level 8 qualification

*Applicants who do not have a level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy. Applicants may be interviewed

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course.

Basic IT skills are essential to complete this programme


2 years part-time.

This programme will be delivered via a blend of face-to-face and online deliver

Enrolment dates

Starting Date September 2024

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
The programme provides the nurse with a broad based educational experience to practice at an advanced level. Successful completion of this programme will allow learners to progress to the MSc in Nursing.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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